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Test Code FERTN Ferritin

Collection Container

Serum gel

Specimen Required

Serum

Other Acceptable Specimen Types

Heparinized plasma or EDTA

Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.2 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 2 day, Refrigerated: 7 days, Frozen: 1 year freeze/thaw cycle 2

Methodology

Electrochemiluminescence

Days and Times Performed

Test performed daily

Turnaround Time

24 hours

Reference Ranges

Females:

0-30 days: 6-515 ng/mL
1-6 months: 6-340 ng/mL
7-12 months: 6-45 ng/mL
1-5 years : 6-60 ng/mL
6-19 years: 6-70 ng/mL
20 years+: 14-283 ng/mL

Males:
0-30 days: 6-400 ng.mL
1-6 months: 6-410 ng/mL
7-12 months: 6-80 ng/mL
1-5 years: 6-60 mg/mL
6-19 years: 6-320 ng/mL
20-30 years: 19-323 ng/mL
31 years +: 16-294 ng/mL

Units of Measure

ng/mL

CPT Code

82728

LOINC Code

2276-4

EMR Interface Order Code

06125