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Transferrin

Tube Type

Includes: Iron Binding Capacity (TIBC)

Test ID   LAB133
EPIC Order   TRANSFERRIN
CPT Code(s)   84466
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   30 Routine; Stat 888
Specimen Routine: 2 mL blood/serum separator tube/gold top/red top acceptable
  micro: 300 µL blood/serum separator bullet/red top
Stability
Unspun: 4 hours
Room Temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerator: 3 days
Frozen: Indefinite
Availability
Routine:
24 hrs/7 days
  STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time   2 hrs Routine; 1 hr Stat
Reference Range Transferrin: 200-380 mg/dL
  TIBC: 252-479 µg/dL
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Centrifuge, Aliquot, Refrigerate
Comments Reference Ranges effective 12-19-2005.

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on January 30, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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