To aid in evaluation of a number of conditions involving red cell production and destruction, iron metabolism, or iron transport.
33-150 mcg/dL (5.91-26.85 mcmol/L)
Extreme hemolysis and icterus can interfere with this assay.
STAT requests for this test will be performed on a STAT basis (supervisory staff approval is not required).
Collect specimen in SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate. Avoid hemolysis of specimen during collection.