A ferritin level >50 microg/L is frequently consistent with iron deficiency.


BACKGROUND The British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) suggests that a serum ferritin level <or=50 microg/L is still consistent with iron deficiency in the presence of coexistent pathology (inflammation, infection or malignancy), by implication excluding iron deficiency above this level. We aim to examine the validity of this cut-off level in three… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejim.2007.09.024


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