Anaemia of Investigation

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Anaemia resulting from multiple phlebotomies, which is especially common in ICU patients
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The presence of an indwelling central venous or arterial catheter makes blood sampling easier (2) and therefore contributes to the iatrogenic anaemia as the first few millilitres of infusate-blood mixture obtained when collecting blood from a fluid-infusing catheter is discarded.