Test OverviewFerritin levels should be over 130 ng/ ml for menstruating women, over 100 for others [Barnes].
Labs Performing Test
|Test Name||Name of Lab||Lab Code
||Estimated Cost||Processing Time||Comments|
||8106|| || || |
|Iron + Total Iron Binding Capacity (TIBC)||SonoraQuest
||2040|| || || |
Costs cited are subject to change and may be reduced by insurance or cash discounts and increased by sample collection fees.
Unless specifically noted above, references used in the construction of this web
page include the following:
Lecture notes from Functional Medicine University.
Lecture notes from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.
Lecture notes from the University of Tennessee graduate programs in
Chemistry and Biochemistry.
[Barnes] Broda O. Barnes M.D. Research Foundation
at http://www.brodaobarnes.org. Of particular note are the audio tapes
Thyroid Therapy I, II, III available from this source. Cited by [Starr2005].
[Starr2005] Mark Starr. Hypothyroidism Type 2: The Epidemic.
Columbia, MO: Mark Starr Trust (2005).