Iron

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: IRON ACHM1

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: 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.

OC Power Word: LIRON

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8417

TAT: 1 hour

Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report

CPT Code: 83540

Panel Includes: Iron, TIBC, %Saturation

Synonyms: Iron Binding Capacity; Iron Indices; Iron Profile

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