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Iron, Total (Fe)

Mint Green Plasma Separator Tube

 Tube Type

Test ID   LAB94
EPIC Order
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
Unspun - 6 hrs
Spun/Separated, Room Temp - 4 days
Spun/Separated, Refrigerated - 7 days
Spun/Separated, Frozen - 3 months
Availability 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time   Routine: 2 hrs; STAT: 1 hr
Reference Range Normal:

Female:  50-170 ug/dL

Male: 65-175 ug/dL


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.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514