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- IRON AND TOTAL IRON BINDING CAPACITY (TIBC)
IRON AND TOTAL IRON BINDING CAPACITY (TIBC)
CAN I GET A TIBC AT ANY LAB TEST NOW?
Yes. The Iron and Total Iron Binding Capacity (or TIBC) tests for:
2. Total Iron Binding Capacity
AM I REQUIRED TO FAST FOR THIS LAB TEST?
WHAT IS THE PRICE FOR AN IRON AND TOTAL IRON BINDING CAPACITY (TIBC) LAB TEST?
*Price may vary by location – contact your local ANY LAB TEST NOW
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO GET MY LAB TEST RESULTS?
Test results generally take between 24 to 72 business hours after your specimen is collected.
WHAT IS A TIBC LAB TEST FOR?
The Iron and Total Iron Binding Capacity (TIBC) Test measures the amount of iron in your blood. Having too much or too little iron in your blood can cause medical problems. However, this test is mainly used to determine certain types of anemia.
WHY DO I NEED A TIBC LAB TEST?
You may too much or too little iron in your blood. Either way, it’s important to find out.
OTHER RELEVANT TESTS:
Get this test and many others for just one low price in the Anemia Panel.
If you’re interested in this test, you might also want to consider the Comprehensive Male Panel or the Comprehensive Female Panel.
WHAT ARE THE TEST RESULT RANGES?
|Iron||60 ‐ 170 mcg/dL|
|TIBC||240 ‐ 450 mcg/dL|
High Results Indicate:
Elevated results could indicate iron deficiency.
Low Results Indicate:
Low results could indicate hemochromatosis, malnutrition, inflammation, liver disease or kidney disease.
WHAT TYPE OF PHYSICIAN SHOULD I SEE IF MY TEST RESULTS ARE ABNORMAL OR OUT OF RANGE?
You should start with your primary care physician, but you may be referred to a hematologist depending on the severity of your results.