Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
What is an Anemia profile test?
Anemia is a blood disorder that occurs when the counts of red blood cells and hemoglobin decreases. An anemia profile test aids to diagnose different types of anemia, including iron-deficiency anemia and thalassemia.
What tests are included in the anemia profile test?
This profile test is a bunch of tests that checks hormones and components to detect anemia. This test mainly evaluates hemoglobin, ferritin, and total blood component levels in your blood. Anemia profile test includes 63 to 83 tests. Some of the tests are:
- Total red blood cells
- Platelet count
- Total leucocytes count
- Total iron binding capacity
- Vitamin B12
When should I go for this test?
You should go for an anemia test if you are having any symptoms of anemia, which includes shortness of breath, rapid heartbeat, tiredness, headache, chest pain, and pale skin.
What samples will be needed?
A blood sample will be needed to perform this profile test. A medical professional will collect the blood sample from a vein in your arm.
Do I need to fast for the anemia profile test?
Yes. You cannot eat or drink anything except water for 8 to 10 hours before the test.
What is the cost of an anemia profile test?
The cost of an anemia profile test now begins from Rs. 2400 only.
Do you offer home sample collection facilities?
Yes. you can avail the benefits of home sample collection facilities.