A. Increased TIBC, decreased serum ferritin
B. Decreased TIBC, decreased serum ferritin
C. Increased TIBC, increased serum ferritin
D. Decreased TIBC, increased serum ferritin
Ans: A. Increased TIBC, decreased serum ferritin
* Iron deficiency anemia is associated with increased Total iron binding capacity (TIBC) and decreased ferritin.
* Ref: Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 17th Edition, Page 631, 663; Davidson’s principles and practice of Medicine, 20th Edition, Chapter 24, Page 1025-1027 &1030.