What is Iron Studies (Iron) test?
Iron studies assess the available Iron in the Blood. Total Iron binding capacity is elevated for those who may be suffering from iron-deficiency anemia, when the Iron stores in the body are depleted. This test can further help in determining if treatment is necessary.
Why get the Iron Studies (Iron) test?
Iron studies are recommended for screening iron deficiency. This is more commonly recommended in women, especially pregnant women. Your doctor may also advise you to do this test to monitor treatment for iron deficiency.
When to take this test?
AnytimeEvery 6 monthsNo particular precautions are required, unless it is recommended by your doctor.Iron