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Total Iron Binding Capacity ( TIBC) - Serum

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    The total iron binding capacity (TIBC) – serum test is carried out along with other iron tests. This test helps to assess the ability of the body to transport iron in the blood. It helps in diagnosing iron deficiency and iron overload. The total iron binding capacity (TIBC) – 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 sign and symptoms of iron overload

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    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 conditions which can affect the results of the TIBC test include recent blood transfusion, multiple blood transfusions, pregnancy, use of oral contraceptives, inflammation, malnutrition, liver disease, or nephrotic syndrome.
    The other tests which are advised along with TIBC test include Serum iron test, Transferrin test, Unsaturated iron-binding capacity test, and ferritin test.
    Yes, please inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines or supplements as it might interfere with the test results.

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    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

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