Iron, Total (Fe)

Mint Green Plasma Separator Tube

Tube Type

Test ID LAB94
EPIC Order IRON LEVEL
CPT Code(s) 83540
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station Routine: 30; STAT: 888
Specimen Routine: 2 mL blood/Li Heparin plasma separator tube/Mint Green top. Also acceptable serum (Gold SST / Red Top Tube)
Micro: 300 µL blood/mint green top bullet/gold top/red top
Stability Unspun:
Unspun - 6 hrs
Spun/Separated, Room Temp - 4 days
Spun/Separated, Refrigerated - 7 days
Spun/Separated, Frozen - 3 months
  Spun/Separated,
Room Temp:
4 days
  Spun/Separated,
Refrigerated:
7 days
  Spun/Separated,
Frozen:
60 days
Availability 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time Routine: 2 hours; STAT: 1 hour
Reference Range

Normal:

Female: 50-170 μg/dL

Male: 65-175 μg/dL

Critical:

>500 μg/dL

Comments

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