Turnaround Time: 4 hours
Type of tube needed:
- SST Serum Separated Tube
- EDTA Whole Blood
Tests included in this profile:
|Iron Profile||Iron, Ferritin, Total Iron Binding Capacity, Full Blood Count|
Importance of the profile:
To evaluate your body’s current store of iron. This test shows whether you have too much or too little iron in your system and can check for anaemia.
- Symptoms of low iron include: tiredness, dizziness, weakness, headaches, pale skin, fast heartbeat.
- Symptoms of high iron include: joint pain, tiredness, weakness or a lack of energy, stomach pain.