Ferritin

Iron is partly stored in the body in a form called ferritin. The amount of ferritin in a person's body is frequently measured when evaluating anemia.

Last Updated: September 12, 2008

Author: Caroline Rea, RN, BS, MS

Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Joseph O'Donnell, MD - Hematology/Oncology

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