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Transferrin - serum

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Eurofins Biomnis code

SIDER

Synonyms

  • TRF
  • Siderophilin

Clinic significance

Transferrin (also known as siderophilin) is a glycoprotein synthesized in the liver. Each molecule can bind two iron ions. Blood transferrin levels drop in inflammation, liver disease, iron overload and if protein is leaking into the urine or the digestive tract.High transferrin levels are seen in iron deficiency and primary or secondary liver cancer, and also in response to estrogenemia and certain drugs (especially diuretics).

Prenalytics

  • 1 mL
  • Serum
  • Refrigerated

Further information

  • ALWAYS specify the patient's age and gender

Methodology

Immuno turbidimetry

Turnaround time

2 days


Pathologist(s) in charge
Biomnis Paris
Specialty
Biochemistry
Contact(s)
Dr Yanis BOUAMRA
Dr Jean Marc VANDERNOTTE
Phone(s)
+331 49 59 17 20
+331 49 59 63 01

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