This test is used to evaluate the level of soluble transferrin receptor in the blood. It aids in the diagnosis of underlying cause of anemia. This test is ordered along with other tests including, ferritin, transferrin, total iron binding capacity, and iron test, to evaluate any kind of iron deficiency related to anemia. The symptoms that lead to the recommendation of this test include paleness of skin, fatigue, weakness and irregular heartbeat.
LabEspy recommends Direct Labs, Walk-In Lab, Ulta Lab Tests for this test.