Ferritin

Supply #170739 Red/Gray SST 8.5mL

Test Code: 457

CPT Code(s):82728

Includes: Ferritin

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

Collection Guide: 

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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