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Test Code FERR Ferritin, Serum


Chemiluminometric Immunoassay

Performing Laboratory

Aspen Valley Hospital

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:  Gold-top serum gel tube(s)  - Plasma is not acceptable.

Specimen:  2 mL (minimum volume:  1 mL) of serum

Transport Temperature:  Refrigerate

Collection Instructions:  Allow specimen to clot for approximately 10 minutes and spin down. If drawing gold-top serum gel tube, send entire tube to laboratory.  If there is a delay in transport of >48 hours, send specimen frozen.

Reference Values

10-291 ng/mL

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding