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Iron, TIBC and Ferritin Panel
82728, 83540, 83550
Total Iron, Iron Binding Capacity, % Saturation (calculated), Ferritin
2 mL serum
Samples should be taken in the morning from patients in a fasting state, since iron values decrease by 30% during the course of the day and there can be significant interference from lipemia.
Serum Separator Tube (SST®)
Room temperature: 6 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
Hemolysis • Plasma
Immunoassay (IA) • Spectrophotometry (SP)
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|Marlborough, MA 01752-3023|
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The Result and LOINC information listed below should not be used for electronic interface maintenance with Quest Diagnostics. Please contact the Quest Diagnostics Connectivity Help Desk for more information at 800-697-9302.NOTE: The codes listed in the table below are not orderable Test Codes.
|Result Name||LOINC Code||Component Name|
|25002700||IRON BINDING CAPACITY||2500-7||Iron binding capacity|
|25002800||% SATURATION||2502-3||Iron saturation|
|25003100||UIBC||2501-5||Iron binding capacity.unsaturated|
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