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Saturday, October 25, 2014
What would be considered normal iron count in the blood for a 67 year old female? Would you consider 167 count to be high? Thank you.
The following information is from MedlinePlus:
- Iron: 60-170 mcg/dL
- TIBC: 240-450 mcg/dL
- Transferrin saturation: 20-50%
Note: mcg/dl = micrograms per deciliter
Note: Normal value ranges may vary slightly among different laboratories. Talk to your doctor about the meaning of your specific test results.
Amy Curry Sturm, MS, LGC
Associate Professor of Human Genetics
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University