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Description:A photomicrograph of bone marrow showing a lack of iron stores using Prussian blue stain.
Prussian blue staining for iron particles, which reveals little or no stainable iron in the bone marrow reticulum cells and normoblasts, is the definitive test for iron deficiency in the case of iron deficiency anemia (IDA).
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Gordon D. McLaren
Creation Date:1972
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CDC Organization
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