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Summersville, WV
A 48-year-old female asked:

I have a tibc of 211 iron serum of 190 iron saturation of 90 ferritin level of 783 i don't understand this at all ....what does this indicate?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
It points to iron: Overload, but the numbers are difficult to interpret without knowing why they were ordered (the clinical context). Ferritn can go up as an acute phase reactant, ie inflammation or infection, so one can not overinterpret an isolated value.

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Last updated Feb 13, 2013

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