Iron Stain

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Assay

Iron Stain

Key Words

Iron stain, haemosiderin, sideroblastic anaemia

Specimen Collection

Bone marrow aspirate or urine. Test can be added on to samples up to 7 days old, or until sample disposed in accordance with local sample retention policy.

Turnaround time

14 days

Test indications

Assessing of bone marrow iron stores. Useful in sideroblastic anaemia, myelodysplastic syndromes, anaemia of chronic disease and paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria.

Interferences

None.

Reference Range

N/A

Minimum retesting interval

N/A