Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name IRON
Components
Synonyms FE
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container PREFERRED: Green/yellow PST (lithium heparin) collection tube, ACCEPTABLE Plain red, SST
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates - 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Hemolysis, EDTA or oxalate plasma.
Methodology Colormetric FerroZine
Reference Range Male 59-158 µg/dL -- Female 37-145 µg/dL
CPT Code(s)
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
Link
Notes Included in Total Iron Binding Panel.
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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