To assist in diagnosing and monitoring various forms of anemia related to ferritin levels such as iron-deficiency anemia, anemia of malnourishment related to substance use disorder (alcohol), hemolytic anemia, chronic anemia of inflammation, and anemia related to long-term kidney dialysis.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.
Method: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay.
|Age||Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 1)|
|Newborn||25–200 ng/mL||25–200 mcg/L|
|1 mo||200–400 ng/mL||200–400 mcg/L|
|2–5 mo||50–200 ng/mL||50–200 mcg/L|
|6 mo–11 mo||12–95 ng/mL||12–95 mcg/L|
|1–5 yr||12–70 ng/mL||12–70 mcg/L|
|6–11 yr||16–80 ng/mL||16–80 mcg/L|
|12–19 yr||16–124 ng/mL||16–124 ng/mL|
|12–19 yr||16–77 ng/mL||16–77 ng/mL|
|20 yr and older||30–400 ng/mL||30–40 mcg/L|
|18–39 yr||10–160 ng/mL||10–160 mcg/L|
|40–49 yr||12–263 ng/mL||12–263 mcg/L|
|50 yr and older||18–340 ng/mL||18–340 mcg/L|
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
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