Micronutrient, Iron

The Micronutrient, Iron test contains 1 test with 1 biomarker.

Clinical Significance
Micronutrient, Iron - Serum measurements are useful in the diagnosis of iron deficiency and hemochromatosis.

Patients must be 18 years of age or greater.

Patient Preparation
Samples should be taken in the morning from patients in a fasting state, since iron values decrease by 30% during the course of the day and there can be significant interference from lipemia.
 

Reference Range(s)

  Male
(mcg/dL)
Female
(mcg/dL)
18-19 years 27-164 27-164
20-29 years 50-195  
20-49 years   40-90
>29 years 50-180   
>49 years   45-160

Reference range not available for individuals <18 years for this micronutrient test.

The following is a list of what is included in the item above. Click the test(s) below to view what biomarkers are measured along with an explanation of what the biomarker is measuring.

IRON

*Process times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. The lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

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