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Transferrin Saturation

Category Biochemistry
Test background

Transferrin saturation measures what proportion of available iron-binding sites on transferrin are carrying iron.

Clinical Indications

Suspected hereditary haemochromatosis (transferrin saturation)
See also Transferrin

Reference range


Sample & container required SST (gold top)
Sample volume 0.5 mL
Turnaround time 1 day