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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Iron
Synonym(s)
Fe
Test ID
FE
Specimen Type
Serum
Alternate Specimen Type
Red, Li-heparin plasma
Specimen Requirements
SST
Specimen Collection / Processing Instructions
SST - Separate serum or plasma from the clot or cells within 1 
hour
Additional Processing Details
Separate serum or plasma from the clot or cells within 1 hour
Stability
7  days at 20‑25 °C
3 weeks at 4‑8 °C
several years at -20 °C
Unacceptable Specimen Conditions
EDTA or Oxalate plasma
Methodology
Colorimetric
Estimated TAT
0-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
83540
Minimum Sample Volume
1 mL
Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)
500 uL
Reference Range
Females: 37‑145 µg/dL
Males: 59‑158 µg/dL
Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
2498-4