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Total iron binding capacity

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB3549

 

Synonyms: 

TIBC

Methodology: 

Colorimetric

Schedule: 

On request

Reported: 

1 hour for STAT orders; 4 hours for Routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Primary Light Green; Dark Green and Gold Top Tube accepted.
Pediatric volume: 0.3 mL (Serum or Plasma)

 

Notes: 

Includes total Iron.

Tests in this Panel: 

Test Name

Reference Interval

UIBC [LRR17442]

TIBC [LRR16566]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 - 999 Years

Any

250

450 ug/dL

CPT Code(s): 

83550

Last Changed: 

7/2/2018 3:10 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/30/2017 1:06 PM