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Clinical Biochemistry

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Transferrin

Specimen requirements

Sample type: Serum (Serum)

Collection requirements: No special requirements

Cost

Price on application

Turnaround time

Please see Turnaround times

Analytical method

Spectrophotometry

Analysis undertaken at these site(s)

  • John Radcliffe Hospital
  • Horton General Hospital

Reference intervals

Female

<4 weeks: 0.8 - 2.3 g/L
4 - 7 weeks: 0.9 - 2.4 g/L
8 - 15 weeks: 1.1 - 2.9 g/L
16 - 25 weeks: 1.8 - 3.1 g/L
26 weeks - 3 years: 1.8 - 3.5 g/L
4 - 9 years: 2.2 - 3.6 g/L
10 - 12 years: 2.0 - 4.1 g/L
>12 years: 1.8 - 3.6 g/L

Male

<4 weeks: 0.8 - 2.3 g/L
4 - 7 weeks: 0.9 - 2.4 g/L
8 - 15 weeks: 1.1 - 2.9 g/L
16 - 25 weeks: 1.8 - 3.1 g/L
26 weeks - 3 years: 1.8 - 3.5 g/L
4 - 9 years: 2.2 - 3.6 g/L
10 - 12 years: 2.0 - 4.1 g/L
>12 years: 1.8 - 3.6 g/L