Biochemistry Test

Iron and iron binding capacity in serum

Dr. Simi Paknikar
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Test : Iron and iron binding capacity in serum

Indications : Anemia and polycythemia

Physiology : Iron is bound to transferrin and is transported in plasma. Iron binding capacity is the amount of iron required to combine which can combine with transferrin

Normal Range : Iron-70-180micrograms/100ml. Iron binding capacity - 250-430 micrograms/100 ml.

Interpretation : lower values indicate pernicious anemia

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DNA_Diagnostics, India

Lower values of Iron signifies Iron deificiency anemia & not pernicious anemia. Plaese make a correction in above interpretation.

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