Transferrin saturation 6%, serum iron 6.3 and serum ferritin 9. Prescribed iron tablets but is a transfusion or further intervention required?

Follow up. Your iron studies suggest iron deficient anemia and the mainstay of treatment is iron replacement. Some patients, due to absorption issues are not able to absorb oral iron and need iron transfusions. Tight follow up is needed in order to ensure response to treatment.