A 63-year-old female asked:
can you please tell me what it means from my iron studies blood test - when my ferritin levels are low 25 (ref 30-300) and my sat is high 63 (10-45)?
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Pathology 44 years experience
Repeat the tests: Any evidence of iron deficiency is very serious especially at your age even if you're not anemic. You need to be screened for GI / GU bleeding, have your diet reviewed (if you are a vegetarian, please reconsider), and have a history. There may also be a lab error. High serum Fe / sat can happen if you take a few iron pills before seeing the doctor "for your health".
3190 viewsAnswered Jul 22, 2018
Last updated Jul 22, 2018
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