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 Recent changes for Iron - Liver

Recent changes for Iron - Liver

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
10th May 2021
Collection & Request Instructions

Liver biopsy specimen to be placed directly into a clear, dry container and delivered to the laboraory as soon as possible. Minimum sample size for accurate analysis is 1-2 mg.

Liver biopsy specimen to be placed directly into a clear, dry container and delivered to the laboraory as soon as possible. Minimum sample size for accurate analysis is 1-2 mg.

External Laboratory

Australian Clinical Labs (formerly Healthscope)

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Notes

Hepatic Iron Index

Hepatic Iron Concentration

 


 

Age in years

Values > 2 indicate haemochromatosis

Liver biopsy specimen to be placed directly into a clear, dry container and delivered to the laboraory as soon as possible. Minimum sample size for accurate analysis is 1-2 mg.

 

Hepatic Iron Index

Hepatic Iron Concentration

 

 

Age in years

Values > 2 indicate haemochromatosis

Liver biopsy specimen to be placed directly into a clear, dry container and delivered to the laboraory as soon as possible. Minimum sample size for accurate analysis is 1-2 mg.

Iron - Liver

Alternate names:
Hepatic Iron Concentration
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
HEPFEI
Specimen types:
Tissue
Container types:
Sterile JarSterile Jar
Collection Instructions:

Liver biopsy specimen to be placed directly into a clear, dry container and delivered to the laboraory as soon as possible. Minimum sample size for accurate analysis is 1-2 mg.

Notes:

 

Hepatic Iron Index

Hepatic Iron Concentration

 

 

Age in years

Values > 2 indicate haemochromatosis

Liver biopsy specimen to be placed directly into a clear, dry container and delivered to the laboraory as soon as possible. Minimum sample size for accurate analysis is 1-2 mg.

Reference Interval:

5-40 umol/g

Laboratory Use Only

  

 

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