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3536: Iron Liver Print View
Iron-Liver ICP/MS  Male: 400 - 2200
Female: 200 - 1600 
ug/g drywt 
Iron Index CALC  < 1.0  umol/g/yr 

PRIMARY
1 Tissue Trace Metal 5 (2) mg   Refrigerated - 28 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 28 Day(s)/Frozen - 2 Month(s) See COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS./// 
ALTERNATE
  Sterile Container/Tube   Frozen - 2 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 28 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 28 Day(s)  
  Tissue Paraffin Block   Frozen - 2 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 28 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 28 Day(s)  
  Tissue   Refrigerated - 28 Day(s)/Frozen - 2 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 28 Day(s)  

Iron Index results between 1.0-1.9 suggest mild iron accumulation (alcoholic liver disease or heterozygous hemochromatosis). Results greater than 1.9 indicate hemochromatosis (transfusion-related iron overload or homozygous hemochromatosis).

5 mg (minimum 2mg) liver biopsy tissue collected in royal blue trace
metal free tube.
Paraffin block is also acceptable. Please note that all tissue is
consumed and will not be returned to the client.
Setup Schedule
Wednesday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Code
83540

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.






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