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A 26-year-old female asked:

I have had iron deficiency anemia on my recent labs my ferritin was low but my serum iron and iron saturation high with high rdw-sd whats that mean?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need more info: 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. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that, it would have helped had you provided the actual results rather than high and low. What is your hemoglobin level?

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Last updated Feb 27, 2019

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