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Transferrin, Serum
0050570
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
TRNSF
Methodology
Quantitative Immunoturbidimetry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Fasting specimen preferred. 
Collect
Serum separator tube or plasma separator tube. Also acceptable: Green (sodium or lithium heparin). 
Specimen Preparation
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens collected in EDTA. Hemolyzed specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 days; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: 6 months 
Reference Interval
200-400 mg/dL
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
84466
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0050570Transferrin3034-6
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