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Iron Health Checkup

Original price was: ₹ 1,538.90.Current price is: ₹ 1,399.00.

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For Customers in Visakhapatnam only

This test includes:

  1. Iron with TIBC,
  2. Ferritin,
  3. Transferrin

Fasting or Non Fasting: As suggested by doctor

sample requiredSample Required:

Blood Sample: The Iron Health Checkup requires a blood sample, typically obtained through a standard blood draw.

test timeTest Time:

Results Time: You can expect to receive the results of your Iron Health Checkup within a few days, depending on the laboratory’s processing time.

test normal rangeTest Normal Range:

Iron Levels: Normal iron levels can vary slightly depending on the laboratory and the specific reference ranges used. However, typical normal ranges for serum iron levels are between 60 to 170 micrograms per deciliter (mcg/dL) for men and 50 to 150 mcg/dL for women.

what is the testWhat is the Test:

Test Purpose: The Iron Health Checkup is a comprehensive blood test that assesses various aspects of your iron status. It measures serum iron levels, total iron-binding capacity (TIBC), and ferritin levels. This test helps evaluate your body’s iron stores and its ability to transport and utilize iron.

test procedureTest Procedure:

Blood Draw: A sterile needle will be used by a healthcare expert to take a blood sample from a vein in your arm. After that, the sample is transported to a laboratory for analysis.

who should take this testWhen to Take the Test:

Assessment: The Iron Health Checkup is useful for assessing your iron status and detecting conditions related to iron deficiency or overload.

when to take the testWho Should Take This Test:

Individuals at Risk: This test is frequently indicated for people who have known or suspected iron deficiency anemia, people who have symptoms of iron-related illnesses, and people who are at risk of iron overload problems.

precautions for exceptional casesPrecautions for Exceptional Cases (Pregnancy, etc.):

Pregnancy: Pregnant individuals may have different iron requirements, and their healthcare provider will guide them on appropriate testing and iron supplementation during pregnancy.


FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions):

Q1: What do low iron levels indicate? 

A: Low iron levels in the blood can indicate iron deficiency anemia, which may result from inadequate dietary intake of iron, chronic blood loss, or malabsorption disorders.

Q2: Why is ferritin measured in this test? 

A: Ferritin is a protein that stores iron in your body. Measuring ferritin levels helps assess your body’s iron stores.

Q3: Is fasting required before taking this test? 

A: Fasting is generally not required for this test. Follow any particular directions supplied by your healthcare professional or the testing facility, however.

Q4: Can I take iron supplements before the test? 

A: It’s advisable to avoid iron supplements for at least 24 hours before the test, as they can affect the results. Follow your healthcare provider’s guidance regarding medication and supplement use.

Q5: What do abnormal results indicate? 

A: Abnormal results can indicate various conditions, such as iron deficiency anemia, iron overload (hemochromatosis), chronic diseases, or other underlying health issues. Further evaluation and consultation with a healthcare provider are necessary to determine the cause and appropriate treatment.

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