Role of ferritin and ferroportin genes in unexplained hyperferritinaemia.

  • Mario Cazzola
  • Published 2005 in Best practice & research. Clinical haematology


A large body of evidence indicates that the level of serum ferritin parallels the concentration of storage iron within the body, regardless of the cell type in which it is stored. Elevated serum ferritin levels, in the absence of inflammation and liver disease, are currently taken to indicate increased iron stores and require further investigation to… (More)