This test measures the level of ferritin, a protein that stores iron, in the blood.
This test measures the level of ferritin (a protein that stores iron) in the blood.
A ferritin blood test may be recommended to determine:
The blood sample is usually taken by placing a needle in a vein in the arm or by pricking a finger.
This care path's costs do not include the charge to draw blood from a vein (venipuncture). There will only be one charge to draw blood, even if multiple tests are being performed on the samples that are taken.
What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?
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