This profile detect the reason for anemias from the following tested- Ferritin, B12 & Folic Acid, Iron Binding Capacity - Total (TIBC), Complete Blood Count (CBC with DC)
This Test Includes
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9/ Folate)
Total Leukocyte Count & Differential leukocyte count (TLC & DLC) - Whole Blood
Ferritin - Serum
Complete Blood Count (CBC)
Vitamin - B12
Iron Binding Capacity - Total (TIBC)
Total parameters available: 5
Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.
Why it is Done
Anaemia is not just as simple as a lack of iron, there are many other things to consider. Anaemia can occur because of a lack of Vitamin B12, Folic acid and problems with red blood cells that carry Iron around the body. This test is a comprehensive analysis of those factors.
What is this test
Nutritional anaemia is caused by a lack of iron, protein, B12, and other vitamins and minerals that needed for the formation of hemoglobin. Folic acid deficiency is a common association of nutritional anemia and iron deficiency anemia is the most common nutritional disorder. The tests included are:
1) Vitamin B12
3) Folic Acid