A 43-year-old female asked:
What do these blood results mean, iron 6umol/l saturation 9% and iron binding capacity 65%?
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Pathology 51 years experience
Iron deficiency: 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, your data is consistent with iron deficiency. You may take oral iron and multivitamin supplement.
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