Department of Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine

Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308
Laboratory
Ph: (330) 543-8573
Fax: (330) 543-3659

LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION


PATIENT INFO
Patient Name:
Medical Record #:
BD:        /        /              Sex:    F    M

PHYSICIAN INFO
Physician Name :
Address:
Ph: (        )        -              Fax: (        )        -              
Additional Report to:
Ph: (        )        -              Fax: (        )        -              

TESTS REQUESTED
Test Name: ICD9 Code: (required)
1. Iron   
2.   
3.   
4.   
5.   
6.   

SPECIMEN INFO
Collection Date & Time:
Collected By:
Test Information for Iron
CPT Code: 83540

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type/Collection Container: Green top (lithium or sodium heparin) tube

Collection Volume: 0.4 mL

Cause for rejection: Hemolysis, lipemia

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily, 24 hours; STAT

Methodology: FerrZine method

Special Instructions: Notify lab if patient is receiving iron therapy. Delay iron testing for 4 days after a patient has had a blood transfusion.

TAT: 1 hour

Panel Includes: Iron, TIBC, %Saturation


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8417

Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report

Transport specimens to processing area of the laboratory in an appropriate container. Additional information is available from Ingrid Hershey, Laboratory Administrative Director, at 330-543-8721.

SHIP TO:
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
CCL
Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308


Physician Signature: Date: