Hemoglobin Test

This test measures the amount of hemoglobin (a protein that carries oxygen) in your blood.




This test measures the amount of hemoglobin (a protein that carries oxygen) in your blood.



This test checks how much hemoglobin is in your blood. Hemoglobin is a protein that carries oxygen. It is usually done as part of a complete blood count.

In an adult, the blood sample is taken by placing a needle in a vein in the arm. It can also be checked by pricking your finger.

What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?

  • Is there any special preparation for the test? (If so, get clear instructions on what you need to do.)
  • What is the reason for the test? Will the test results change my treatment plan? If not, do I need the test?

Source UHC.com

Also known as:

Red Blood Cell
Laboratory Work
HGB Blood Test
Hemoglobin Test
Anemia


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