Special preparation indicated for this test. See full description for details. A test that measures levels of ferritin, an iron transporting protein typically used as levels correlate with total body storage iron e.g. for hemochromatosis or iron deficiency anemia.
[CRP, hsCRP] Also known as hs-CRP or High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein. C-Reactive Protein is a protein made by the liver. Levels of CRP are typically associated with inflammation in the body. It is often used to detect risk in both acute and chronic conditions involving an inflammatory response.
Fasting preferred (see description for details). Homocysteine, is typically measured in those who may be at risk for heart disease and stroke.