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571: Iron, Total Print View
Iron, Total SP  view ref range  mcg/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 31 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 6 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma Heparinized 1 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 31 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 6 Day(s)  
  Plasma Lithium Heparin 1 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 6 Day(s)/Frozen - 31 Day(s)  

Serum measurements are useful in the diagnosis of iron deficiency and hemochromatosis.

Patient Preparation: Samples should be taken in the morning from
patients in a fasting state, since iron values decrease by 30%
during the course of the day and there can be significant
interference from lipemia.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

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.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Hemolysis; anticoagulants other than heparin






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