UCSF Navigation Bar

UCSF Departments of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Home Page

Lab Manual for UCSF Clinical Laboratories

Lab Manual for SFGH

Internal Resources

Additional Details

Click on TestEntryNumber to go to the laboratory manual entry for that test

Item Value
ClinicalQuestion Does my patient have hemochromatosis?
TestEntryNumber 576
TestCode FE
TestName Iron, Plasma / Serum
Synonyms
IsThisScreeningTest Yes
PubMedID 10471457
Comment The serum transferrin saturation has a sensitivity (94%), specificity (94%), and positive predictive value (6%) for the detection of the homozygous C282Y mutation.
Sensitivity 94%
Specificity 94%
UCSF home page UCSF home page About UCSF Search UCSF UCSF Medical Center