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Iron, Total

The patient should be fasting 9-12 hours prior to collection and collection should be done in the AM

  • 30 minutes
  • 60 US dollars
  • Main Office

Service Description

Description: The Iron Total test is a laboratory test that measures the total amount of iron present in the blood. Iron is an essential mineral involved in various bodily functions, including oxygen transport, energy production, and DNA synthesis. The Iron Total test provides information about the overall iron status in the body. Also Known As: Serum Iron Test, Serum Fe Test, Iron Total Test, IBC Test, Iron Lab Test, Iron Blood test Collection Method: Blood Draw Specimen Type: Serum When is an Iron Total test ordered? An Iron Total test may be ordered in various situations: Evaluation of Iron Deficiency: It is commonly ordered to assess iron levels and diagnose iron deficiency anemia. Symptoms such as fatigue, weakness, pale skin, and shortness of breath may prompt healthcare providers to investigate iron status. Monitoring Iron Replacement Therapy: For individuals receiving iron supplementation or undergoing treatment for iron deficiency anemia, regular monitoring of iron levels helps assess treatment effectiveness and guide dosing adjustments. Investigation of Iron Overload: In certain cases, an Iron Total test may be ordered to evaluate iron overload disorders, such as hereditary hemochromatosis. High levels of iron can have detrimental effects on various organs and warrant further investigation. What does an Iron Total blood test check for? Iron is a necessary ingredient for survival and is a critical component of hemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that binds oxygen in the lungs and releases it to other parts of the body. It is required in small amounts to help form normal red blood cells and is a critical part of hemoglobin, the protein in RBCs that binds oxygen in the lungs and releases it as blood circulates to other parts of the body.

Cancellation Policy

KEEP IN MIND THAT THE IN PERSON TRAINING IS FOR MOCKS/SKILLS TRAINING ONLY! You MUST complete and study your online and student materials. If it becomes apparent that you are not familiar with the terms used during the mock, collection processes or materials, YOU MUST RESCHEDULE FOR A FEE! BRING A FRIEND TO DO MOCKS ON! *SOMEONE WHO IS NOT BEING TRAINED AS WELL* REFUNDS/CANCELLATIONS Refunds are only issued if we cancel for any reason and you do not want to reschedule for date and time of your convenience. If payment is NOT received by the invoice due date, the appointment will be cancelled. Patients more than 10 minutes late, will have to reschedule with a $25 rescheduling fee.

Contact Details

  • 8502 Brookville Road, Indianapolis, IN, USA


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