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Transferrin saturation

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry


  • Gel/clotted (yellow/red top)


Turnaround Time:

24 hours


Investigation of iron-deficiency anaemia, haemochromatosis or iron poisoning. Transferrin saturation is calculated from transferrin and iron concentrations.

Samples will not be analysed if previous analysis performed within 1 month.  If there is a specific clinical reason for analysis within this timeframe, please state this on the request card

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See also: Ferritin, Iron, Transferrin, Vitamin B12, Folate