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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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerJoseph O'Donnell, MD - Hematology, Oncology
Last RevisedAugust 6, 2012

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Last Updated: August 06, 2012
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