TRANSFERRIN

Test Documentation
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
Plasma: EDTA, heparin
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Nephelometry

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 3 months

Reference Range
200–360 mg/dL

Performed
Sunday-Friday

Turnaround Time1 day
Test CodeTRANS
CPT-4 Code (s)
84466
LOINC Codes
3034-6

Warde
Medical
Laboratory