Aid in the diagnosis of iron deficiency anemia and iron overload.
Within 24 hours
Plasma separator tube or serum separator tube.
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)
Specimens collected from patients receiving deferoxamine (wait six hours after last dose). Specimens containing EDTA, sodium/fluoride, oxalate, or sodium citrate. Grossly hemolyzed specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 3 weeks; Frozen: 3 months
|Newborn 0-6 weeks||100-250 µg/dL|
|Infant 7 weeks - 11 months||40-100 µg/dL|
|Child 1 year - 10 years||50-120 µg/dL|
|Male 11 years and older||50-170 µg/dL|
|Female 11 years and older||30-160 µg/dL|
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0020037||Iron, Serum or Plasma||2498-4|
- Serum Fe
- Serum Iron