The control of body iron stores and laboratory investigation of anaemia associated with iron
status: A critical review
The presentation should include a critical discussion of the following aspects:
• Metabolism, regulation and cellular control of iron levels.
• Pathogenesis/causes of the disorders associated with abnormal iron status and anaemia.
• Investigation of anaemia associated with iron status e.g. tests used,
advantages/disadvantages/limitations of tests, differential diagnosis of different disorders,
current/future trends and developments