FE; TIBC; Iron Panel
1 mL Blood
For "INGESTION", order STAT. Serum collected in a (red-top) tube is also acceptable.
Room Temp: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 3 Weeks; Frozen: 1 Year
0.5 mL Serum
0.2 mL Serum
Separate serum and deliver to Chemistry. Specimens should be free of bubbles. Remove bubbles with an applicator stick before analysis.
TIBC=UIBC + Iron
83540 (Iron), 83550 (TIBC)