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Mint Green Plasma Separator Tube

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/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
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 Siemens Atellica Ferritin Assay.  Different test methods should not be used interchangeably.  Heterophilic antibodies may cause interference.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on July 13, 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.

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