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Lab Test Dictionary

Transferrin (891)

Methodology

Nephelometry


Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Valencia


Epic ID

LAB01073

Lab Test Days

Tuesday-Saturday

Standard TAT

1-3 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Fasting for at least 12 hours is required.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 14 Days; Frozen: 90 Days

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; Gross lipemia; Gross icterus

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum


CPT Codes

84466


Revised

01-01-17

Initials

SL