Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 24, 2019 @ 9:13 am

2040

Iron and Total Iron Binding

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Fasting Specimen is Preferred
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • Draw in the A.M, Iron values decrease by 30% during the course of the day.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Hemolyzed specimens
  • Lipemic Samples
Stability:Ambient: 4 Day(s); Refrigerated: 1 Week(s); Frozen: 2 Week(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Colorimetric
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 83540
  • 84466
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 2038 - IRON
  • 2039 - TIBC
  • 2063 - % SATURATION
  • 2174 - UIBC
  • 2281 - TRANSFERRIN
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