Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

4 hours

MiChart Code
Iron
Soft Order Code
IRON

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Fe
IRON

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Ferrozine Colorimetric

Test Usage

To aid in evaluation of a number of conditions involving red cell production and destruction, iron metabolism, or iron transport.

Reference Range

33-150 mcg/dL (5.91-26.85 mcmol/L)

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect specimen in SST tube. Avoid hemolysis of specimen during collection.

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate. Avoid hemolysis of specimen during collection.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.25 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
83540
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
2498-4

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.