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Hemochromatosis

High iron

11/29/2007

Question:

Could you please tell me what a normal number is for your iron.

Answer:

What is considered a normal iron level may vary from lab to lab; however, each laboratory that measures an iron level should provide the iron level as well as the normal reference range. If you have had your iron level checked, in order to determine whether it is normal or not, you should consult your physician and also look at the reference range of the lab that measured your level.

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Response by:

Amy Curry Sturm, MS, LGC Amy Curry Sturm, MS, LGC
Associate Professor of Human Genetics
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University