Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Transferrin Saturation Panel

Synonyms
Iron Saturation Panel

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
1.0 mL blood in red or red gel

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
2-4 hours

Special Instructions
Panel includes: measured Iron, measured TIBC & calculated Transferrin Saturation

Methodology
Vitros

Ranges
Iron
TIBC

Transferrin Saturation
0-2 years 10-38%
2-16 years 13-46%
>16, male 19-50%
>16, female 15-46%

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