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Published on February 02, 2018

Ferritin 

SIM

50080 

CPT

82728 

Synonyms

Ferr 

Specimen Type

Serum 

Container

4.0 ml Gold-top serum separator

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

2 ml serum, minimum 0.5 ml

Additional Information

none

Patient Preparation

none

Specimen Processing Instructions

Serum:  Allow to clot. 
Centrifuge at 3380 rpm’s (±100) for a minimum of 10 minutes

Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection.

Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Room temperature:  8 hours   Refrigerated: 5 days 

Rejection Criteria

If not centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.

Reference Range

Males =     22 – 322 ng/mL

Females =  10 – 291 ng/mL

Critical Value

none 

Test Includes

Ferritin 

Methodology

Chemiluminescent technology 

Testing Frequency

Daily, Monday - Sunday 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

2-2-18

Supplemental

  

Reviewed by Sandy Hammett on February 02, 2018

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