Anti-carbonic anhydrase antibodies in iron deficiency anemia

MENTEŞE A., ERKUT N., Sumer A. , Altay D. U. , ALVER A., SÖNMEZ M.

HEMATOLOGY, vol.20, no.6, pp.363-367, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1179/1607845414y.0000000204
  • Title of Journal : HEMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.363-367


Objectives: Studies on experimental animals have shown that elevated oxidative stress in erythrocytes leads to the formation of autoantibodies against carbonic anhydrase (CA) and anemia. This study investigated the presence of CA I and II autoantibodies in patients with iron deficiency anemia (IDA).