Ferritin

A simple finger-prick blood test to measure the amount of iron which is stored in your body.   Ferritin is the most useful indicator of iron deficiency which can leave you feeling weak and fatigued.  A ferritin test can also be used to identify and monitor iron overload, a dis-order which causes too much iron to be absorbed from the diet.

Why take this test?

  • Check and improve low energy levels
  • Monitor iron overload
Test cost:
£35.00
Test type: finger prick
Estimated turnaround
2 days
From receipt of sample

Key benefits when using Forth testing

Fast & accurate

Fast & accurate analysis from accredited laboratory

Convenient

Tests can be done at home

Secure

Secure access to online results

Online dashboard

Online dashboard which tracks results over time

Included in this test

Blood

Blood transports oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients, hormones and waste products around the body. It consists of a number of cellular components; red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets, as well as a liquid called plasma. Red blood cells are an important oxygen transporter while white blood cells defend the body against infection.

Tested biomarkers
  • Ferritin

How it works

Collect sample

We will send you a finger prick kit to use at home

Post sample

Pop your sample in the post to us using a pre-paid envelope

Online results

View your results on your secure personal health dashboard

Testimonials
Holly , 39

I enlisted the help of Forth to help me get to the bottom of my current health concerns. The Female Hormone test is really easy to do, just provide a small blood sample from the comfort of your own home and pop in the post. Within 3 days Forth emailed my results back to me. I can't thank Forth enough for dealing with my results so quickly which has meant I can take the action needed to get my hormones back to normal.

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Test cost: £35.00

Estimated turnaround 2 days From receipt of sample

Test type: finger prick

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