Serum measurements are useful in the diagnosis of iron deficiency and hemochromatosis.
Patient Preparation: Samples should be taken in the morning from
patients in a fasting state, since iron values decrease by 30%
during the course of the day and there can be significant
interference from lipemia.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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Reject Criteria: Hemolysis; anticoagulants other than heparin