Iron

Sample type: Serum

Test name: Iron a.k.a. Fe

Condition / Indication: Acute iron poisoning ONLY

Reference range: Note new reference ranges from 14/11/22: Adults and children +14 years: 11 – 32 umol/L, children <13 years: 3 - 25 umol/L. See TOXBASE for interpretation in acute poisoning.

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Automated Laboratory

Turnaround time: <4 hours

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