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Lessons from a survey of genotyping for hereditary haemochromatosis
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    Effect of diet and medicines on the serum iron and transferrin saturation

    I read this article with interest. I totally agree with the authors' statement that many requests for HFE mutation analysis are frequently ordered in the community without measuring serum iron and transferrin saturation (T-sat) first. While this report is intriguing, I am very much interested to know if the samples for serum iron and T-sat in this study were fasting samples or postprandial samples. The diet rich in iron...

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