R U H Bath, return to home page

Pathology Departments Requesting & Reporting Blood Test Information Phlebotomy Guide Contact us
Blood Sciences

Blood Test Information

Iron Studies
(a.k.a Iron saturation, Transferrin, Transferrin Saturation)
minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

  back to assay index

Test Code: TRF

Other acceptable tube types
Lithium heparin (pale green)

Special instructions
When requesting iron studies, please use test code TRF.

Minimum retesting interval
Test should not be repeated within 180 days

Reference Ranges
Iron <14y: 3 - 25 Ámol/L
Iron 14+y: 11 - 32 Ámol/L
Transferrin: 2 - 3.6 g/L
Transferrin Saturation Male: 16-50%
Transferrin Saturation Female: 16-40%

Turnaround Time
1 day

Department: Biochemistry


back to top