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by Tahamet Jahan Mishu -
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What is the difference between iron saturation and ferritin?

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by Habiba Ahmed -
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Ferritin is not iron but is a protein in the body which contains iron. As ferritin is the main form in which iron is stored in the body the amount of ferritin which is found in the blood reflects the amount of total iron which is available to your body.