Iron - Serum

Also Known as Anaemia - serum iron
All gender10- 12 Hr fasting is required
MRP₹68025% off
circle logo
₹36 cashback

Effective price: ₹474

testsTotal tests included (0)


    blood sample




    Age group

    Above 10 years

    The Iron – Serum test helps to evaluate the levels of iron in the body. It also helps to diagnose deficiency of iron or iron overload. The Iron – Serum test is done: • In case of low levels of hemoglobin and hematocrit on complete blood count • In case of signs and symptoms of iron deficiency • In case of signs and symptoms of iron overload

    faqFrequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Frequently asked questions

    To take the blood sample, a tourniquet (elastic) band is placed tightly on the upper arm. The patient is asked to make a fist. This helps in the buildup of blood filling the veins and it becomes easy to collect the blood. The skin is cleaned before inserting the needle in the vein in order to prevent bacteria from entering. The needle is then inserted into the vein in the arm and the blood sample is collected in the vacutainer.
    The signs and symptoms of anemia include chronic fatigue, tiredness, dizziness, weakness, headache, and, pale skin.
    The signs and symptoms of iron overload include joint pain, fatigue, weakness, weight loss, lack of energy, abdominal pain, loss of sex drive, damage to organs such as the heart or liver.
    The other tests which are advised along with serum iron test include total iron binding capacity test, Transferrin test, Unsaturated iron-binding capacity test, and ferritin test.
    Iron is required in very small quantities in the human body. Its role is to help in formation of normal red blood cells.

    Why should Apollo be your preferred healthcare partner?

    • 40 Years of legacy and credibility in the healthcare industry.
    • NABL certified multi-channel digital healthcare platform.
    • Affordable diagnostic solutions with timely and accurate test results.
    • Up to 60% discount on Doorstep Diagnostic Tests, Home Sample Collection.
    • An inventory of over 100+ laboratories, spread across the country, operating out of 120+ cities with 1200+ collection centers, serving over 1800+ pin codes.

    The information mentioned above is meant for educational purposes only and should not be taken as a substitute to your Physician’s advice. It is highly recommended that the customer consults with a qualified healthcare professional to interpret test results