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Overview Risks Results
Alternative Names:
Total iron binding capacity
Normal Values:
  • iron: 60-170 mcg/dl
  • TIBC: 240-450 mcg/dl
  • transferrin saturation: 20-50%
Note: mcg/dl = micrograms per deciliter
What abnormal results mean:
Higher-than-normal TIBC may indicate: Lower-than-normal TIBC may indicate: Additional conditions under which the test may be performed:
  • anemia of chronic disease
Blood test
Blood test

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