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Gold Top

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB68
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   82728
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 4 mL blood/serum separator tube/gold top/red top acceptable
  micro: 500 µL blood
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time   2 hours
Reference Range(s)  
Ages Male
0-7weeks 10-400 10-400 10-400
7-wks-1yr 10-95 10-95 10-95
1-10 years 10-60 10-60 10-60
10-19 yrs 10-300 10-70 10-185
>/=19yrs 27-377 3-151 15-264


Comments Reference Range effective 9/4/2009.  Testing is performed using OrthoClinical Diagnostics Ferritin Immunoassay.  Different test methods should not be used interchangeably.  Heterophilic antibodies may cause interference.  High doses of biotin may cause test interference.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on August 18, 2020

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.

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