2 - 4 days
Soluble Transferrin Receptor
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The evaluation of suspected iron-deficiency in patients who may have inflammation, infection, or chronic disease and other conditions in which ferritin concentration does not correlate with iron status, and also used in the evaluation of insulin-dependent diabetics for iron-deficiency resulting from gastric autoimmunity and atrophic gastritis.
1.8 - 4.6 mg/L
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect specimen in an SST or Red top tube. Deliver to Specimen Processing immediately, as specimen must be spun, aliquotted and frozen within 2 hours.
Collect specimen in an SST or Red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and freeze within 2 hours.