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Iron and TIBC

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB829

 

Methodology: 

Colorimetric

Schedule: 

On request

Reported: 

1 hour for STAT orders; 4 hours for Routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 2.0 mL Primary Light Green; Dark Green and Gold Top tube accepted.
Pediatric volume: 0.3 mL.

 

Reference Interval: 

See Table Below

Tests in this Panel: 

Test Name

Reference Interval

Iron [LRR14458]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0-999 Years

Female

50

170 ug/dL

0-999 Years

Male

60

179 ug/dL

TIBC [LRR16566]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 - 999 Years

Any

250

450 ug/dL

Iron Saturation [LRR14460]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 - 999 Years

Female

15

50 %

0 - 999 Years

Male

15

50 %

CPT Code(s): 

83540, 83550

Last Changed: 

7/3/2018 10:37 AM

Last Reviewed: 

7/3/2018 10:37 AM