Iron and Transferrin Saturation

Sample type: Serum

Test name: Iron and Transferrin Saturation a.k.a. TIBC, Iron binding capacity, Tsat

Condition / Indication: Determination of iron status, haemochromatosis

Special precautions & notes: None.

Reference range: Note new reference ranges from 14/11/22: Transferrin saturation threshold for further investigation of iron overload: >50% males, >40% females

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Automated Laboratory

Turnaround time: 1 day