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891: Transferrin Print View
Transferrin NEPH  188 - 341  mg/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 3 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Serum Separator Tube 1 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 3 Month(s)  

Transferrin is a direct measure of the Iron Binding Capacity. Transferrin is thus useful in assessing iron balance. Iron deficiency and overload are often evaluated with complementary laboratory tests.

Avoid hemolysis. Fasting for at least 12 hours is required.

Transport Temperature: room temperature
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
84466

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: Gross hemolysis; grossly lipemic; grossly icteric






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