Iron Profile

Last Modified: 3/10/2021 1:59:23 PM

  Medicare Medical Necessity Restrictions May Apply
Medical Necessity Documentation:
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements:

1.0 mL Plasma in a PST Mint Green Top Tube - Li Heparin (preferred)
1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube 

Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 4 days Refrigerated

48 hours on cells
Reference Range: See Individual Tests
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Multiple
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation: Patients treated with metal-binding drugs (e.g. deferoxamine) may have depressed iron values, as chelated iron may not properly react in the iron assay.
Custom Panel: No


Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Hospital Randallia, Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: IRONP
EPIC Test Code: LAB829
Alternate Test Names: Iron Binding Capacity; Transferrin Saturation %
Included Tests: Iron (Fe); % Saturation; TIBC; UIBC
CPT Coding: 83540, 83550

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