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This measurement is used for:

  • THALASSEMIA
  • MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES
  • SICKLE CELL DISEASE

Serum Ferritin Measurement

Measuring serum ferritin from a sample of blood has long been used as an indirect method of assessing body iron levels. Although not as accurate as the measurement of liver iron concentration (LIC), it provides a non-invasive, easily reproducible tool that can provide valuable information regarding changes in levels of body iron (Figure).

Measuring Serum Ferritin

Figure. Ferritin.


Learn about the biochemistry of serum ferritin >

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