A 31-year-old female asked:
What do these lab results mean? iron: 34 ug/ml, tibc: 472 ug/dl, iron saturation: 7.2%, iron 32 ug/dl and ferritin 8 ng/ml
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Specializes in Hematology
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Anesthesiology 40 years experience
Complicated: Tibc means total iron binding capacity referring to the protein in blood (transferrin) that binds and transports the iron. Higher is the amount, less iron you have. Tsat or transferin saturation shows how much of the possible binding sites of transferrin are occupied by iron(in your case7.5% which is 1/2 normal) ferrin is a protein that stores iron in a nontoxic form (normal 18)
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A 20-year-old female asked:
What do these lab results mean? Iron: 32 ug/ml, tibc: 423ug/dl iron saturation 8 % ferritin 8.50ng/ml
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Specializes in Family Medicine
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Last updated Jan 14, 2019
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