Advanced Reading

This page provides some links to further in-depth reading. Some of this material is aimed at medical professionals, students and scientists but may also be of interest to those patients and others with a strong interest in the condition and the underlying science. Links to lay information can be found under the Support section of this site on the reading and links page.

Picture of scientific journals

If you identify other sites or documents that may be of interest to our readers please let us know. These links are listed in no particular order.


NHS Choices (NHS information on haemochromatosis)

European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)
Haemochromatosis Clinical Practice Guidelines (2010)

British Committee for Standards in Haematology
Haemochromatosis Diagnosis and Treatment Guideline (2000) (downloads a PDF file)

UK Genetic Testing Network

Lab Tests Online
Overview of haemochromatosis and diagnostic tests

Genetic Home Network (USA) section on haemochromatosis

Journal Article: Journal of Clinical Pathology (2014)
Article Improved detection of hereditary haemochromatosis
November 2014

Journal Article: Medicine (2011)
Article Haemochromatosis by WJH Griffiths

Research on Iron and Teeth (2018)
This recent research is not endorsed by HUK, but the findings may be interesting for readers.
Increased transferrin saturation and severe periodontitis by Boyer et al.

A number of books are available on haemochromatosis through this Amazon link