The iron profile measures total amount of iron in the body( serum ferritin) . It also checks the iron levels in blood ( serum iron) .The iron profile also gives total iron binding capacity , transferrin saturation which helps in evaluation of anemia and other chronic diseases.
|Sample type||TAT||Who is this test for||Pretest prepration|
|Serum||8 Hrs||Any age, any gender||None|
Iron Profile includes Serum Iron (Fe), Total Iron Binding Capacity, and Transferrin Saturation Percentage. It screens for iron deficiency, anemia, chronic iron overload diseases mainly hereditary hemochromatosis.