This panel includes the following test:
- Iron: This test measures the total capacity of the blood to transport iron, and the amount of stored iron in the body. Testing may also help differentiate various causes of anemia.
- Ferritin: is a blood protein that contains iron. A ferritin test helps your doctor understand how much iron your body stores.
- TIBC (total iron-binding capacity): measures the total amount of iron that can be bound by proteins in the blood.
Iron, TIBC & Ferritin Panel