Test Code: 457
Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)
Clinical Significance: Useful in the diagnosis of hypochromic, microcytic anemias. Decreased in iron deficiency anemia and increased in iron overload.
Alternative Name(s): N/A
Supply: 170739 Red/Gray SST 8.5mL
Preferred Specimen: Serum
Preferred Volume: 2mL
Transport Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST) - Spun and UNOPENED
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: N/A
Rejection Criteria: Plasma
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