FERRITIN

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens, plasma

Methodology
Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 28 days

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Tuesday-Saturday

Turnaround Time2-3 days
Test CodeFER
CPT-4 Code (s)
82728
LOINC Codes
2276-4

Warde
Medical
Laboratory