-Iron & TIBC
Measures B12 levels in the body. Low levels of B-12 can inhibit the body's ability to produce red blood cells known as Pernicious Anemia. Other symptoms of anemia via B-12 deficiency include a tingling, "pins and needles" sensation in the hands or feet, clumsiness, and difficulty walking.
Ferritin, Iron & TIBC
Test for levels of iron in the blood. Low iron levels can result in anemia. Classic symptoms include cravings for ice, headaches, dizziness, fatigue, or pale skin.
An 8-12 hour fast is recommended prior to your test. An ideal time to have your blood drawn is in the morning.
Results are typically ready in 7-10 business days or less.
The laboratory services are for informational purposes only. It is not the intention of MYLABFAX LLC to provide specific medical advice but to provide users with information to better understand your health. Please speak to a medical professional about your results for proper diagnosis and treatment.
Both the physician and the testing laboratory are independent contractors with whom MYLABFAX LLC makes arrangements for your blood tests. By Purchasing your lab tests through MYLABFAX you agree MYLABFAX LLC will NOT be held liable for any acts or omissions of the physicians, the testing laboratory, or their agents or employees.
Step 1: Order the lab test.
Step 2: Download and print the lab slip from your login page.
Step 3: Locate your nearest Quest Diagnostics Laboratory from the 'lab locator' tab on your login page.
Step 4: Visit the laboratory with your slip to have your blood drawn.
Step 5: Results take 7-10 business days. An email will be sent requesting you to login to your page to access them.
For a more detailed explanation, please visit our step-by-step guide on ordering tests.