Iron Deficiency Panel

Last Modified: 3/27/2019 4:27:56 PM


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

4.0 mL Plasma in a PST Mint Green Top Tube - Li Heparin

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and separate from celles within 2 hours of collection
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL Plasma
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

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center, Parkview Wabash, Parkview Warsaw
PHL Test Code: IDP
EPIC Test Code: LAB2352
Alternate Test Names: Microcytic Anemia; Transferrin Saturation %
Included Tests:
Ferritin; Iron (Fe); % Saturation; TIBC
CPT Coding: 82728, 83540, 83550

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