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My daughter(14) had an iron test. She operates on a fontan

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My daughter(14) had an iron test. She operates on a fontan and is anticoagulated. Nurse said her level was 35, down from 46 last test. She said normal range was 27 to 1 hundred and something. On the last test though the range was 72 to one hundred something. which is the correct low end, 27 or 72?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.

Hi. The normal range for most labs is 60-170 so in this case the correct low end is 72