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A 37-year-old female asked:

Do you know a reason alkaline phosphate, rbc, hemocrit, and hemoglobin levels would all be low, but total iron would be in the normal-high range?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, it might have helped to have the actual values rather than your interpretation of high and low.
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