Ferritin is an iron storage protein; decreased levels indicate iron deficiency anemia, increased levels occur e.g. in hemochromatosis.

Reference Ranges

Men30 – 400 µg/L
Women < 50 yrs15 – 150 µg/L
Women > 50 yrsIncrease to male values
4 months - 16 yrs15 – 150 µg/L
Each laboratory should check if the reference ranges are transferable to its own patient population and determine own reference ranges if necessary. For diagnostic purposes, the results should always be assessed with the patient’s medical history, clinical examinations and other findings.

For information on clinical relevance, please refer to the package insert.


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