Iron and Total Iron Binding Capacity (TIBC) Test


 

IRON AND
TOTAL IRON BINDING CAPACITY (TIBC) TEST

DETECTION OF LIFE-THREATENING DISEASES

WHY SHOULD I GET TESTED?

Iron levels are not routinely checked during doctor visits; although, an imbalance is associated with anemia and iron overload. Iron is essential to form hemoglobin, which helps red blood cells carry oxygen needed for optimal body function.

 

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Secure Health Partners is your local source for reliable and quick test procedures.

  • Safe & Easy Testing
  • Professionally Trained Onsite Staff

 

 

HOW IT WORKS

Just three simple steps to get your results:

1. WALK-IN OR SCHEDULE YOUR TEST

Simply walk in during normal business hours, or call ahead to schedule with us 303-963-5554

2. VISIT OUR OFFICE

Our professional team will perform your quick and easy test procedure

3. GET YOUR RESULTS

Quick turnaround time with test results delivered via Email, mailed to your home, or picked up at our office.

Call (303) 963-5554 today with any questions!

 

 

FAQS

  • When should I get tested?

If you have abnormal Complete Blood Count (CBC) results or to monitor diagnosed anemia; although, it is important to take proactive action if you experience any of the following signs or symptoms relating to an iron imbalance:

Iron DeficiencyIron Overload
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Headaches
  • Pallor
  • Fatigue
  • Joint Pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Loss of sex drive
  • Weakness
  • What is being tested?

Iron is a mineral found in foods such as, dark green, leafy vegetables, beans, eggs, chicken, seafood, and whole grains. Once iron enters the body, the protein, tranferrin, carries iron throughout the blood stream.

Includes the following 2 test components:

  • Iron  -  measures iron levels in the blood plasma
  • Total Iron Binding Capacity (TIBC) - evaluates how well transferrin carries iron through blood
  • Do I need to fast?

Yes, do not eat and only drink water for 10 to 12 hours before the blood sample is collected.

  • How do I get the results?

The results usually take 3 to 5 business days and can be delivered in 3 convenient ways: directly to your device through email, sent to your home through mail,  or picked up in the office.

  • Other tests I may be interested in?

The Micronutrient Test takes a comprehensive view of the nutritional components of the body.

 

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