Font Size
A
A
A

Ferritin Test (cont.)

What preparation is necessary for the ferritin test?

The ferritin test is measured in a blood sample withdrawn from a vein as for any routine blood test. It can be performed at any time of day, and no special preparation for the test is necessary.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/20/2014

Must Read Articles Related to Ferritin Test

Anemia
Anemia Anemia can be caused by many conditions and diseases such as iron deficiency, poor diet and nutrition, cancers, bone marrow problems, and more. Symptoms of anem...learn more >>
Hemochromatosis
Hemochromatosis (Iron Overload) Hereditary hemochromatosis (HH, iron overload) is a genetic disorder in which excess iron is retained in the body. Hemochromatosis may affect several organs in ...learn more >>
Pernicious Anemia (Vitamin B-12 Deficiency)
Pernicious Anemia (Vitamin B-12 Deficiency) Pernicious anemia (vitamin B-12 deficiency) is a type of anemia that is a result of the body's inability to absorb vitamin B-12 into the gastrointestinal tract....learn more >>





Medical Dictionary