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Iron

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
IRON ACHM5
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Green top (lithium heparin) tube
Collection Volume:
1.5 mL
Storage:
Shipping- Send Refrigerated; Storage-Room Temp: 7 days; Refrigerated 3 weeks; Frozen: 2 years
Availability:
24 hours/day, 7 days/week
Methodology:
Roche-Colorimetric FerroZine 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.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8417
TAT:
1 hour
CPT Code:
83540
Panel Includes:
Iron, TIBC, %Saturation
Synonyms:
Iron Binding Capacity; Iron Indices; Iron Profile