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Iron tests

Iron tests are groups of clinical chemistry laboratory blood tests that are used to evaluate body iron stores or the iron level in blood serum.

Other terms used for the same tests are iron panel, iron profile, iron indices or iron status.


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IRON PANEL Serum iron Transferrin and TIBC Transferrin saturation Ferritin Transferrin receptor Related tests
Iron deficiency anemia
Iron overload
* Normal  
Anemia of chronic disease * *  
Porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) Normal    
Sideroblastic anemia *  
Megaloblastic anemia
Hemolytic anemia * * * *  
Pregnancy or use of
hormonal contraception

* = or normal.

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