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Iron, TIBC and Ferritin Panel

Test Code

5616

CPT Code(s)

82728, 83540, 83550

Includes

Total Iron, Iron Binding Capacity, % Saturation (calculated), Ferritin

Preferred Specimen(s)

2 mL serum

Minimum Volume

1 mL

Transport Container

Serum Separator Tube (SST®)

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days

Reject Criteria

Hemolysis • Plasma

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA) • Spectrophotometry (SP)

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics-Wallingford CL 0091
3 Sterling Drive
Wallingford, CT 06492

Reference Range(s)

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LOINC®' Code(s)

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NOTE: The codes listed in the table below are not orderable Test Codes.

Result
Code
Result NameLOINC CodeComponent Name
25002600IRON, TOTAL2498-4Iron
25002700IRON BINDING CAPACITY2500-7Iron binding capacity
25002800% SATURATION2502-3Iron saturation
25003100UIBC2501-5Iron binding capacity.unsaturated
25016000LIPEMIA20394-3Sample lipemic
25016100ICTERUS20392-7Sample icteric
25016200HEMOLYSIS20393-5Sample hemolyzed
55059300FERRITIN2276-4Ferritin

Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.

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