Sample Type: SERUM
Transferrin is a protein that is made by the liver and that helps store and transport iron in the blood. Liver produces more of it when the iron levels are lower than normal. It is tested along with iron and TIBC when certain types of anaemias or abnormal iron levels are suspected.
Test is performed on a blood sample. No preparation is needed. Inform your doctor about all the medicines, vitamins, nutritional supplements, herbal or ayurvedic preparations, and homeopathic medicines you are taking. Oral contraceptives may alter th