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ID:111 Iron (non-acute)
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DescriptionFerritin is the test of choice for diagnosing iron deficiency anaemia. Plasma iron and TIBC are only available for the diagnosis and follow-up of haemochromatosis or by arrangement.
IndicationReserved for the investigation of iron overload ie haemochromatosis
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation

DepartmentBiochemistry
SampleBlood
TubeSerum Gel
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsNo restrictions
Min. Vol2 mL
Freq.Daily

Ref. Range (Male)14 - 31
Ref. Range (Female)11 - 29
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes
Unitsumol/L
IP Acute TATRefer to Website
IP Routine TATRefer to Website
GP Acute TATRefer to Website
GP Routine TATRefer to Website
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 29/04/2014 10:26:55. Published By on 29/04/2013 10:26:55.