The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Iron (Tissue)

Iron (Tissue)

Tube Universal Sterile
ID 37402
Availability Weekdays. Contact laboratory if urgent analysis is required.
Additional Information Results must be interpreted in view of the histology report. The tissue Iron estimation may be misleading if the biopsy specimen is obtained from an unrepresentative or heavily fibrosed part of the liver.
Turn Around 7 days, assay takes 3 days to complete
Send to Taxi/courier to:
Specialist Laboratory Medicine
Block 46
St James
Collection Con Contact laboratory for protocol
Sample REQ Unfixed needle biopsy or unfixed tissue. Formalin fixed tissue cannot be tested.
Units ug/g dry weight
Telepath FET1J
ICE Codes LFET