Ordering Recommendation

Aid in the diagnosis of iron deficiency anemia and iron overload.

Mnemonic
TRNSF
Methodology

Quantitative Immunoturbidimetry

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

Within 24 hours

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

84466

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0050570 Transferrin 3034-6
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Aliases
Transferrin, Serum