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|Title:||Effects of blood withdrawal and reinfusion on biomarkers of erythropoiesis in humans: Implications for anti-doping strategies|
|Keywords:||Blood doping;Erythropoietin;Red blood cells;Reticulocytes;sTfR|
|Publisher:||Ferrata Storti Foundation|
|Citation:||Haematologica, 91 (7): 1006 - 1008, (2006)|
|Abstract:||To discriminate autologous blood doping procedures from normal conditions, we examined the hematological response to blood withdrawal and reinfusion. We found that biomarkers of erythropoiesis are primarily affected in the anemic period. Therefore, individual variations in [Hb] exceeding 15% between samples obtained shortly before any major competition would be indicative of autologous blood manipulation.|
|Appears in Collections:||Dept of Life Sciences Research Papers|
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