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Iron Profile

Includes Iron, Transferrin, TIBC, % Saturation

Gold Top

Tube Type

Test ID LAB9432
EPIC Order
IRON PANEL
CPT Code(s) See individual tests: Includes Iron, TIBC, % Saturation
Group/Individual Test Group
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station 30
Specimen Routine: 4 mL blood/gold SST/red top
micro: 2 mL blood gold SST/red top
Stability
Unspun: 2 hrs
Spun/Separated, Room Temp: <2 hours recommended
Spun/Separated, Refrigerated: 3 days
Spun/Separated, Frozen: 3 months
Availability 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time Routine: 2 hours; STAT: 1 hour
Reference Range Normal: see Table below
Comments
Reference Ranges: Iron Panel

Adult Male

Adult Female

Iron(µg/dL)

65-175

50-170

TIBC(µg/dL)

 250-425

250-425

Iron Saturation(%)

20-50

15-50

Reviewed by jcayless on July 21, 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
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514