- Check for abnormal ferritin levels
- Straightforward and convenient results at home
- Regularly monitor your iron stores
Abingdon Simply Test Iron s an easy to use ferritin self-test. Ferritin is a blood protein that stores iron within the cells. Ferritin tests are commonly used by doctors to understand how much iron your body stores.
Anaemia due to iron depletion is common in men, women and children. The main signs are paleness, feeling tired, headaches, faster heartbeat, or shortness of breath during exercise. They may appear gradually and could go unnoticed. Iron deficiency occurs when blood does not contain enough red blood cells and low levels of haemoglobin. An important component of haemoglobin is iron.
Pack Size: Test
Warnings and cautions
Handle lancets with care. Only 1 lancet included.
How to use
- Wash your hands with soap and rinse with warm water.
- Bring the pouch to room temperature before opening it. Open the foil pouch and remove the cassette.
- Carefully pull off and dispose of the cap of the Iancet.
- Use the provided alcohol pad to clean the fingertip of the middle or ring finger as the puncture site.
- Press the Iancet on the side from where the cap was removed, against the fingertip until you hear a click.
- Keep the hand down and massage the finger to obtain a blood drop.
- Without squeezing the bulb, place the capillary dropper against the blood drop until the blood fills to the line on the dropper.
- Place the blood into the sample well on the cassette.
- After the blood has dispensed into the well, add the buffer solution.
- Wait for the lines to appear in the test window and compare to the results chart.
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