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Iron Serum in Gurgaon

Also known as Serum Fe
You need to provide
Blood
This test is for
Male, Female
Test Preparation
  1. Overnight fasting is preferred.
  2. Avoid iron supplements for at least 24 hours prior to sample collection.

Understanding Iron Serum in Gurgaon


What is Iron Serum in Gurgaon?

An Iron Serum measures the amount of iron present in your body. This test is usually done if someone is suspected of iron deficiency or overload. It may also be done as a part of routine health checkups and as a follow-up if a person has abnormal iron levels and is undergoing treatment for the same.

What does Iron Serum measure?

An Iron Serum test determines iron levels in the blood and can help diagnose conditions like anemia, or iron overload in the body. People usually suffer from low iron levels in the blood if they prefer a diet that has low iron content, or if their body has trouble absorbing the iron from the foods or supplements they intake. Low iron levels can also occur due to intense blood loss or even during pregnancy. Similarly, an excess amount of iron in the blood can occur due to over-intake of iron supplements, blood transfusions, or if you are suffering from a condition called hemochromatosis (a rare genetic disorder that causes too much iron to build up in the body or cause problems in the body to remove excess iron). 

Therefore, doctors often suggest an Iron Serum to help check the status of your iron level, get valuable information about your nutritional well-being, detect potential health issues (if any), and take timely preventive measures.

Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Iron Serum in Gurgaon


Frequently Asked Questions about Iron Serum in Gurgaon

Q. Why do I need an Iron Serum test?

You need an Iron Serum test to check the amount of iron in the blood. This test also helps diagnose conditions like anemia, iron deficiency, and hemochromatosis.

Q. How is an Iron Serum test performed?

A phlebotomist (a trained professional to perform blood draws) will clean your skin using an antiseptic alcohol cotton swab or wipe and take blood samples from your vein using a needle. The blood sample will be stored safely and transported to the laboratory for analysis.

Q. Is there any risk associated with an Iron Serum test?

No, Iron Serum test is generally safe with minimal risks. However, you may feel slight discomfort during blood sample collection but chances of serious complications are extremely rare.

Q. Does Tata 1mg Labs offer an Iron Serum test in Gurgaon?

Yes, Tata 1mg Labs offers an Iron Serum test in Gurgaon. The test is easy to book, is pocket-friendly, and comes with a comprehensible report.

Q. Is home sample collection facility available for an Iron Serum test in Gurgaon with Tata 1mg Labs?

Yes, home sample collection for an Iron Serum test is readily available in Gurgaon. Tata 1mg Labs allows you to choose a date and time that suits your schedule for sample collection.

Q. How can I schedule an Iron Serum test with Tata 1mg Labs in Gurgaon?

If you want to schedule an Iron Serum test with Tata 1mg Labs in Gurgaon, the procedure is fairly easy and hassle-free. Follow these steps to book a test: 1). Visit the Lab Tests section on the Tata 1mg website. 2). Add the test you want in the cart. 3). Pick a time and date slot according to your convenience; however, do consider the necessary prerequisites while scheduling a test. 4). You will receive a notification with all the details once the test is scheduled.

Q. What is the cost of an Iron Serum test at Tata 1mg Labs in Gurgaon?

Tata 1mg Labs is a pocket-friendly platform for booking lab tests in Gurgaon. An Iron Serum test is available at an affordable price of Rs. 359.

Q. How can I get my Iron Serum test report from Tata 1mg?

The e-report of your Iron Serum test can be found on the Tata 1mg app in downloadable PDF form. This allows you to access your test results at convenience and securely share them with your healthcare provider for further consultation and guidance regarding your overall health. You can also opt for a hard copy of the reports at a minimal price.

Q. How long does Tata 1mg Labs take to give the reports of an Iron Serum test in Gurgaon?

At Tata 1mg Labs, we understand the importance of timely results. We strive to provide fast turnaround times for test results, allowing you to get the information you need promptly. On average, we take 12 hours to provide the reports of an Iron Serum test in Gurgaon.
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References

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  2. Iron [Internet]. NIH; 15 Jun. 2023. [Accessed 29 Dec. 2023]. Available from: https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Iron-HealthProfessional/ External Link
  3. How is Iron-Deficiency Anemia Diagnosed? [Internet]. HOA; [Accessed 29 Dec. 2023]. Available from: https://www.hoacny.com/patient-resources/blood-disorders/what-iron-deficiency-anemia/how-iron-deficiency-anemia-diagnosed External Link
  4. Knovich MA, Storey JA, Coffman LG, et al. Ferritin for the clinician. Blood Rev. 2009;23(3):95-104. [Accessed 29 Dec. 2023]. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2717717/ External Link
  5. Jimenez K, Kulnigg-Dabsch S, Gasche C. Management of Iron Deficiency Anemia. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2015 Apr;11(4):241-50. PMID: 27099596; PMCID: PMC4836595. [Accessed 29 Dec. 2023]. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4836595/ External Link
  6. Sezgin G, Li L, Westbrook J, Wearne E, Azar D, McLeod A, Pearce C, Ignjatovic V, Monagle P, Georgiou A. Influence of serum iron test results on the diagnosis of iron deficiency in children: a retrospective observational study. BMJ Open. 2021 Jul 5;11(7):e046865. [Accessed 29 Dec. 2023]. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8258555/ External Link
  7. McDowell LA, Kudaravalli P, Sticco KL. Iron Overload. [Updated 2022 Apr 28]. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2023 Jan-. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK526131/ External Link

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