Ferritin

Mint Green Plasma Separator Tube

Tube Type

Test ID LAB68
EPIC Order FERRITIN
CPT Code(s) 82728
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station 30
Specimen Routine: 4 mL blood/Li Heparin plasma separator tube / Also acceptable serum (Gold SST / Red Top Tube)
Micro: 500 µL blood/mint green top bullet/gold top/red top
Stability Spun/Separated: Room Temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated:  48 hours
Frozen:  1 month
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time 2 hours
Reference Range(s)
Ferritin (ng/mL)
Ages Male Female
0-1 year 5.7-421.0 5.7-421.0
1-13 years 12.8-88.7 12.8-88.7
13-18 years 10.9-135.0 10.9-135.0
18+ years 10.5-307.3 7.3-270.7
For Transgender patients or patients with gender Unknown or Unspecified, both Male and Female reference ranges will be displayed.
Comments Reference Range effective 9/4/2009. Testing is performed using Siemens Atellica Ferritin Assay. Different test methods should not be used interchangeably. Heterophilic antibodies may cause interference.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on December 28, 2021

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