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Ferritin is the main storehouse of iron in the body. It releases iron gradually for the general needs of the body and the necessary synthesis of hemoglobin - blood.
The measurement of ferritin is a part of the preventive Check Up for all ages to assess the adequate intake of iron, and the detection of possible malabsorption diseases or those presenting with blood loss:
Indications of long-term iron deficiency and the urgent need to measure ferritin are:
There is also a need to measure the toxic load from iron that shows symptoms:
Ferritin measurement is necessary periodically to assess the effectiveness of iron treatments or taking iron-rich supplements (eg echinacea).
Simple blood collection at any time of the day, without preparing food or avoiding medication
In case of fever, common cold, or acute phase inflammation (e.g. teeth-urinary tract infection), a period of 1 week should pass without symptoms before the measurement.
The cost of a single test (Ferritin) is 13 euros.
The examination is prescribed at the EOPYY**, with the participation of the examinee as defined in the referral (15%, unless otherwise stated)
*A 25% discount applies when participating in Check Up
**In our center we have doctors with the right to prescribe EOPYY prescriptions
Information selected - indicative with sources: Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests - J.Wallach and https://labtestsonline.org
The choice and explanation of the use of the analysis is the exclusive responsibility of your doctor
Edited by : Ioannis Grattisia Head of Laboratory / MSc Clinical Biochemistry - Molecular Biology
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