In collaboration with C.W. Hooper and Mrs. Robscheit-Robbins, he did experiments on short-term anaemia in dogs due to loss of blood, and further work was done on this subject and on diets consisting of liver in relation to the regeneration of blood.
Previous published work from a number of chorts in resource-limited settings has suggested that anaemia, which is not responsive to antibiotics, is a major risk factor for death in people with advanced HIV disease.
Low RBC counts is call anaemia (or anemia if ur american), and it generally not a problem unless it gets very very low.
A large number of patients with heart failure also have anaemia, which is most likely a complication from poor heart function.
Low levels of iron lead to anaemia which is a major health problem in many parts of eastern Africa, particularly for women.