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What is a Haemoglobin (Hb) test?
Haemoglobin is an iron protein found in red blood cells (RBCs) that gives red blood cells their unique red colour. It is primarily important for carrying oxygen from your lungs to the rest of the cells in the tissues and organs of your body.
When is the Haemoglobin (Hb) test recommended?
It is recommended:
To detect anaemia.
To detect haemoglobin values before and after a blood transfusion.
To detect the response to treatment of anaemia or polycythaemia.
In the case of excessive blood loss from an injury or surgical procedure.
If you have any family history of an inherited blood disorder.
What does it measure?
The Haemoglobin (Hb) test is to measure:
The Haemoglobin test analyses the amount of protein in haemoglobin found in your red blood cells.
Haemoglobin (Hb) is a protein found in red blood cells (RBCs) that carries oxygen from the lungs to the body tissues and exchanges the oxygen for carbon dioxide.
It has been checked in grams per deciliter (g/dL) of blood or grams per litre (g/L) of blood.
The main function of haemoglobin is to hold oxygen to RBC cells throughout the body. It also plays a major role in transporting CO2 from the organs and tissues back to the lungs where it is often exhaled.
How long will the reports take?
The reports will take about 6 hrs after the blood sample is collected.
What is the cost of the Haemoglobin (Hb) test in Bangalore?
The cost of the Haemoglobin (Hb) test in Bangalore is Rs. 180.
How often should I get tested for the Haemoglobin (Hb) test?
The Haemoglobin (Hb) test is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your symptoms and conditions.
What are the normal values of the Haemoglobin (Hb) test?
The normal range:
Adult: Male -13.0 to 17.0
Adult: Female -12.0 to 15.0.
What is the type of sample required?
We require a blood sample for this test.
What time should I get the test done?
The test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for the Haemoglobin (Hb) test?
No, fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the Haemoglobin (Hb) test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book the Haemoglobin (Hb) test in Bangalore?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
Why should I book the Haemoglobin (Hb) test with Orange Health in Bangalore?
Orange Health is the Fastest Diagnostic Lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Bangalore. Our trained, professional and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!
How to book a Haemoglobin (Hb) test near me in Bangalore?
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