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Test Code IRONS Iron and Total Iron-Binding Capacity, Serum

Additional Codes

Ordering Mnemonic
IRONS

 

Methodology

TPTZ for Iron

 

Iron Studies includes a Transferrin result

 

Immunoturbidimetric for Tranferrin

Performing Laboratory

Holland Hospital Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Mint-top (lithium heparin) tube(s)

Specimen Volume: 2 mL of plasma

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

83540-iron
84460-Transferrin

Reference Values

IRON
35-150 µg/dL
TOTAL IRON-BINDING CAPACITY

250-450 µg/dL
PERCENT SATURATION
15-55%

TRANSFERRIN

180-329 mg/dL