Transferrin

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: TRANSFER
POE DESCRIPTION: TRANSFERRIN; TRANSFER
CPT CODE:

 

DAYS PERFORMED: Monday & Thursday, first shift
TURNAROUND TIME: 1-4 days
CONTAINER TYPE:

Red top tube - 4 mL and SST tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

4 mL blood (2.0 mL serum)

REJECTION CRITERIA:

Any degree of Hemolysis, Grossly lipemic

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 mL blood (0.5 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: 200-375 mg/dL
METHODOLOGY:

Immunoturbidimetric