Last Modified: 10/22/2021 8:54:02 AM

  Medicare Medical Necessity Restrictions May Apply
Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 2.0 mL Plasma in a PST Mint Green Top Tube - Li Heparin (preferred)
2.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube 
Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 1 week Refrigerated

48 hours unspun
Reference Range: Male: 47 - 149 uG/dL
Female: 39 - 145 uG/dL
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Colorimetric
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 Dekalb, Parkview Hospital Randallia, Parkview Huntington, Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: IRON
EPIC Test Code: LAB94
Alternate Test Names: Fe
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 83540

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