The Ferritin test is ordered to assess a person's iron stores in the body. The test may be ordered along with a Total Iron Binding Capacity (calculated) in order to calculate an iron deficiency or overload.
- A fasting blood sample is needed.
Preparation for Your Test
- Do not eat or drink anything but water for 8 hours prior to your testing.
- Wear a short sleeved shirt or a shirt with sleeves that roll up easily.
The cost of this test is $22.
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