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1520: Transferrin Receptor (TFR), Soluble Print View
Soluble Transferrin Receptor NEPH  0.76 - 1.76  mg/L 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 2 Month(s) Frozen preferred. Hemolyzed specimens are not acceptable./// 
ALTERNATE
  Plasma EDTA 1 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 2 Month(s)  
  Plasma Heparinized 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 2 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  

Soluble Transferrin Receptor (sTFR) values can be within normal limits over a broad range of body iron stores and is elevated only when there is functional (i.e., cellular) iron deficiency. It is usually not affected by chronic disease states. sTFR levels are about 6% higher in people who live in high altitudes (above 5200 ft/1600 m) and in African Americans. Reference value may not apply to pregnant females and recent or frequent blood donors.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
84238

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Rejection criteria: Icteric samples are not acceptable.






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