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Ferritin Test Overview
Ferritin is found in certain cells of the body, its concentration is directly proportional to total iron stores in the body. Estimation of serum ferritin is done for evaluation of iron status.
Ferritin test is often recommended for patients suspected with iron deficiency anaemia wherein serum ferritin concentration are 1/10th of normal levels and also in patients with iron overload for e.g., hemochromatosis, hemosiderosis wherein serum ferritin concentration is higher than normal
Summary Price Of Ferritin Test
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The cost of Ferritin Test in India varies as per the city in India.
The average price of Ferritin Test ranges from ₹180 to ₹910.
The price for the test in the following cities is:
- Chennai: ₹800
- Delhi: ₹700
- Mumbai: ₹900
- Pune: ₹750
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Frequently Asked Questions
Ferritin Test is recommended if one has symptoms of disease occurring from low/ high iron levels.
Symptoms of low iron levels : Pale skin, Fatigue, Weakness, Dizziness, shortness of breath, Rapid heart beat
Symptoms of high iron levels: joint pain, abdominal pain, lack of energy, weight loss.
Serum ferritin concentrations may serve as a tool to monitor the effects of iron therapy
Ferritin Test measures serum ferritin levels in the body
Ferritin test requires a blood sample. A tourniquet (elastic) band is placed tightly on the upper arm. The patient is then asked to make a fist. This helps in the build-up of blood filling the veins. The skin is disinfected before needle insertion and the blood sample is collected in vacutainer.
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