The Iron, TIBC & Saturation percentage test helps to identify if you are suffering from iron deficiency and related diseases such as anemia. The test also helsp to measure the content of iron the your blood if it's overloaded and your body is not able to take it.
Transferrin is the type of protein that is present in the blood responsible for binding to iron to the blood. And transports it to the rest of the body through blood vessels.
Besides, iron the essential mineral in the body. The main role of iron is to produce red blood cells (healthy). As a result of which red blood cells are responsible for binding oxygen in the lungs to later release that oxygen to other parts of the body through blood circulation.
When a person is healthy, it indicates that there is successful incorporation of iron in the hemoglobin through red blood cells.
When a person is suspected of iron deficiency, the test is highly recommended to find the underlying cause behind it.
There are a series of test that is clubbed together in this iron test are: