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  • Transferrin

Serum transferrin and iron metabolism

Blood Spot Laboratory Service - available in the UK only


A transferrin blood test is typically measured along with iron and ferritin levels in the diagnosis of anaemia. Transferrin is a protein whose function is to transport iron to the liver, spleen and bone marrow and helps to regulate iron absorption.

How the test works

Once you have placed your order we will send you a blood spot collection kit that allows you to simply and safely collect a few drops of blood from your finger tip in the comfort of your own home and return your sample to us for analysis. There are no additional costs.

The procedure is simple but please read the instructions included with your collection pack.

The pack includes;

  • Test Request Form
  • 2 finger prickers
  • blood collection tube
  • pre paid packaging to send your sample to our laboratory

Your results

Once your blood sample has been received by our laboratory, the sample will be tested within 1 to 2 days. You will receive your results by post together with a review and follow up advice from our doctor.

  • Turnaround time is 1 to 2 days from the day we receive your sample
  • Results returned by post
  • Follow up advice from our doctor

For further information about this test please contact us.

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Transferrin

  • Product Code: Y857
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  • Availability: In Stock
  • £38.00

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