Ferritin [S]

Reference range, target level, or decision threshold

Men: 30-400 microg/LCPG

Women: 30-200 microg/LCPG

Interpretation of results

↑ Hereditary hemochromatosis and other iron overload disorders, functional iron deficiency (anemia of chronic disease), acute phase response (inflammation, infection), liver diseases, chronic kidney disease, hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, neoplasms, hereditary hyperferritinemia cataract syndrome

↓ Iron deficiency: see Iron Deficiency Anemia

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