The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Iron (non-acute)

Iron (non-acute)

Ferritin is the test of choice for diagnosing iron deficiency anaemia. Plasma iron and TIBC are only available for the diagnosis and follow-up of haemochromatosis or by arrangement.

Tube 01 (SE) - Serum Gel
ID Tests&Tubes0072
Additional Information

Send to Blood Sciences Cross Site
Contact For further details please contact Leeds Pathology customer services: leedsth-tr.pathologycustomerservice@nhs.net.
Collection Con Instructions for Lab Staff: Standard lab processing- No special requirements
Sample REQ Blood
Ref. Range Notes Blood Sciences Refernce ranges available through the useful information and links page:
https://www.leedsth.nhs.uk/a-z-of-services/pathology/blood-sciences/useful-information-and-links/
Units umol/L
Telepath FES2L
ICE Codes LFES