Iron(Ferrozine Colorimetric Method) (I592 – 380TM)
Number of Tests:
15 – 30°C
Newborn: 100‐250 µg/dL
It is recommended that each laboratory establish its own range of expected values.
Limitations of Procedure:
Use disposable labware whenever possible. Rinse glassware with 0.1N HCl before use.
Ingestion of oral contraceptives will elevate iron values.
Iron‐dextran administration can cause elevation in total serum iron with this
Hemoglobin may interfere with this methodology.
EDTA is known to interfere with this method.