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Table 1 The frequency of abnormal iron indices in the studied group

From: Iron deficiency in preschool non-anemic Egyptian children

Item Frequency
1. Serum iron
 Decrease < 40 μg/dl 14 (20.59%)
2. TIBC
 Increase > 410 μg/dl 18 (26.47%)
3. Ferritin
 Decrease < 12 ng/ml 28 (41.2%)
4. Transferrin saturation
 Decrease < 15% 32 (47%)