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Test Findings


April 24th, 2019


Elevated serum ferritin is classically a marker of iron overload.
Ferritin is also an acute phase reactant and can be non-specifically elevated with alcohol intake, liver disease or chronic inflammation.
  • Causes of Hyperferritinaemia

  • Acute phase response (infection / inflammation / malignancy)
  • Liver disease
  • Iron overload
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