Iron in your body

Iron is important in cellular metabolism and oxidation, the body needs only trace amounts of two types of iron: • Functional iron, a component of hemoglobin and myoglobin (a pigment ...

IRON Overview

Optimal Range: 75-150 mg/ml Causes of Increased Ineffective erythropoiesis (thalassemias, sideroblastic) Intra-vascular hemolysis Liver disease (alcohol, portocaval shunts) ...

Proteins that transport metal ions

Transferrin transports iron The binding of ferric ions (Fe3+) to transferrin protects against the toxic effects of these ions. In inflammatory reactions, the iron–transferrin ...

Iron and CBC Studies in Thalassemia vs Iron Defiency

Serum Iron, TIBC, Transferrin and Ferritin levels in Anemia

Iron Defiency Anemia Case Study

69-year old female who presented with fatigue and weakness. here is her lab tests and peripheral blood smear RBC: 4.09 x 10 12/L Hemoglobin: 8.3 g/dL Hematocrit: 27.0% MCV: 66 fL MCH: ...
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