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Test Name

Iron, Total

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CPT Code(s)**

83540
**IMPORTANT: CPT Code is informational only; obtain the Test Code for ordering.

Methodology

Spectrophotometry (SP)

Reference Range(s)

  Male
(mcg/dL)
Female
(mcg/dL)
<1 Month 32-112 29-127
1-11 Months 27-109 25-126
1-3 Years 29-91 25-101
4-19 Years 27-164 27-164
20-29 Years 50-195  
≥30 Years 50-180  
20-49 Years   40-190
≥50 Years   45-160

Clinical Significance

Serum measurements are useful in the diagnosis of iron deficiency and hemochromatosis.

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

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

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Iron, Total
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