IRON

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CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE
Iron concentration in serum increases in cases of pernicious, aplastic or hemolytic anemia, hemocromatosis, acute leukemia, molybdosis, acute hepatitis, lack of vitamin B6, thalassemia, high Fe intake during treatment, repeated blood transfusions, acute Fe poisoning, nephritis.

Decrease in iron concentration is observed in iron-deficiency anemia, acute and chronic infections, carcinoma, nephrosis, hypothyroidism, postoperative state, Kwashiorkor.

Iron levels may vary widely during the day and from day to day.
CHARACTERISTICS

Form: Liquid, ready-to-use
Shelf life: 20 months @ 2-8 C
On-Board Stability: 30 days
Sample: Non hemolysed serum or heparinised plasma (morning sample)
Detection limit: 1.5 μg/dL
Linearity: 4.9–1000 μg/dL


Packaging
For Use On
MEDILYZER
EX-OLYMPUS
GENERAL PURPOSE
SIEMENS ADVIA
Packaging
6x50 Tests & 6x150 Tests
4x200 Tests & 4x300 Tests
R1 2x125 mL, R2 2x125 mL
4x200 Tests & 4x400 Tests