Test Directory

3218 Iron

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Serum
7 Days 2 - 8° C
50 - 212 ug/dL

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

Colorimetric

Schedule

Mon-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24hrs; Also offered STAT at an additional charge

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

Serum measurements are useful in the diagnosis of iron deficiency and hemochromatosis.

CPT Codes

83540

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