Iron and Total Iron Binding Capacity

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: FE/TIBC
POE DESCRIPTION: IRON & TOTAL IRON BINDING CAP; FE/TIBC
CPT CODE: 83540; 83550
DAYS PERFORMED: Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: 8 hours
CONTAINER TYPE:

SST tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
REJECTION CRITERIA: Any degree of hemolysis
MINIMUM VOLUME: 2 mL blood (1 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: Iron: male: 35-170 µg/dL, female: 25-170 µg/dL; TIBC: 196-364 µg/dL
TEST SYNONYM(S):Fe and TIBC; Iron Indices; Iron Profile; TIBC; TIBC and Iron; Total Iron Binding Capacity