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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hello...I got results from a blood test and not sure what they mean....UIBC 59, Iron Serum, 206 and Iron Saturdation 78 were either markes as high or low
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.
User :   sorry...42, , Media, Married, 6' 2" and 205lbs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so what would u like to know about now
User :   just asking what those numbers might indicate?
Doctor :   isit UIBC or TIBC
User :   UIBC
User :   59 out of the range of 150-375
Doctor :   ok fine
Doctor :   UIBC is called unsaturated iron binding capacity which is calculated by subtracting the serum iron from the TIBC or total iron binding capacity
Doctor :   these tests are bone to check the amount of iron in body
Doctor :   as a part of blood work to study the cause of anemia
Doctor :   r u able to follow

Doctor :   if u do have any doubt please ask me
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