Blood test at home | Medical Laboratory | Total Iron

Contact us at 514 975-5226 for a blood test at home for the purpose of evaluating your Total Iron.

Test Total Iron
Description

The iron contained in the blood. Plays a part in the formation and the functioning of the hemoglobin contained by the red cells (providing them their red color).

Testing moment

No fasting needed, however the blood sampling should be performed in the morning.

Low values causes
  • Anemia caused by the absence of iron
  • Anemia linked to a chronic disease (for instance rheumatoid polyarthritis, cancer, liver trouble, endocrine troubles)
  • Blood loss
  • Malabsorption
  • Enhancement period
  • Pregnancy
High values causes
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemosiderosis (lungs overloaded with iron)
  • Liver trouble
  • Recent transfusion
Notes

To make an appointment for a blood test at home in order to assess your Total Iron, call 514 975-5226 .

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