Iron Profile

Gold Top

Tube Type

Includes Iron, TIBC, % Saturation

Test ID LAB9432
EPIC Order IRON AND TIBC
CPT Code(s) 83550, 83540
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 hours
Spun/Separated,
Room Temp:
4 days
Spun/Separated,
Refrigerated:
7 days
Spun/Separated,
Frozen:
2 Months
Availability 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time Routine: 2 hours; STAT: 1 hour
Reference Range Normal:
Adult Male Adult Female
Iron (μg/dL) 65-175 50-170
TIBUC (μg/dL) 250-425 250-425
Iron Saturation (%) 20-50 15-50
  Critical: Iron (μg/dL)  >500
Comments
Reference ranges and test panel effective 7/13/2021

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on December 06, 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