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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

TubeSerum Gel
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Collection ConditionsNo restrictions
Min. Vol2 mL

Ref. Range (Male)14 - 31
Ref. Range (Female)11 - 29
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes
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.