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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
External Laboratory:
Australian Clinical Labs (formerly Healthscope)
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