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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2006

Iron Deficiency Anemia: Screening

Description of Resource: 
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends routine iron supplementation for asymptomatic children ages 6 to 12 months who are at increased risk for iron deficiency anemia.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Nutrition and Weight Status
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Citation: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Iron Deficiency Anemia: Screening recommendation statement [Internet]. 2006 May [cited 2014 Jan 8]. Available from: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf06/ironsc/ironrs.htm