Anaemia of Investigation

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Anaemia resulting from multiple phlebotomies, which is especially common in ICU patients
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The small sample required will in turn reduce the risk of iatrogenic anaemia and make sampling easier.
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.