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Transferrin (TRF)

Assess your iron transport capacity and detect potential iron deficiency

  • 15 min
  • 40 British pounds
  • 305 Neasden Lane, London NW10 1QR, UK

Service Description

Biomarker: TRF Sample: BLOOD Results: 2 HRS Phlebotomy fee: £10 Transferrin is a protein that transports iron in the blood. The transferrin test measures the level of transferrin in the blood and is used to evaluate iron status and diagnose iron-deficiency anaemia. Symptoms associated with TRF deficiency may include: -- Fatigue and weakness: Low levels of transferrin can lead to reduced iron availability, which may result in tiredness and lack of energy. -- Anaemia: Insufficient iron transport can contribute to iron-deficiency anaemia, characterized by low red blood cell count and symptoms like pale skin, shortness of breath, dizziness, and weakness. -- Cognitive difficulties: In some cases, impaired iron transport may affect cognitive function, leading to difficulties with concentration, memory, and mental processing. -- Hair and nail abnormalities: Brittle or thinning hair, as well as brittle or spoon-shaped nails, can sometimes be associated with iron deficiency. -- Increased susceptibility to infections: Iron plays a crucial role in immune function, so transferrin deficiency or iron imbalance may result in a weakened immune system and increased vulnerability to infections.

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or schedule, please contact us 24 hours in advance

Contact Details

  • 305 Neasden Lane, London NW10 1QR, UK


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