Test Overview

Test Methodology

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Test Usage

Iron deficiency anemia

Reference Range*

Male: 18 - 320 ng/mL; Female: 6 - 155 ng/mL; Post-menopause: 10 - 265 ng/mL.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Limitations

Specimen may be stored at room temperature up to 8 hours.

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Daily, 24 hours

Analytic Time

4 hours

Soft Order Code

FRTN

MiChart Code

Ferritin

Synonyms

Synonyms

FRTN
FERRITIN

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Laboratory

Chemical Pathology

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate up to 48 hours or freeze for longer storage. Grossly hemolyzed samples are not acceptable for analysis.

Container

Yellow Top Tube

Normal Volume

0.5 mL serum

Minimum Volume

0.25 mL serum

Billing Information

Fee Codes


CPT Code

82728

LOINC

20567-4

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