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Epic Code LAB68 Ferritin, Blood Level

Test Name Alias

Ferritin Blood Level | 6855

Interface Order Alias

10140

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

 

Container(s): 4.5 mL Mint Green Top (Lithium Heparin Gel) or 5.0 mL Gold Top (Serum Separator-SST Gel)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 4.5 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 0.5 mL

Capillary collect ok? Yes

Microtainer acceptable: Yes

 

Collection Instructions:

  • After collection, gently invert tube 8-10 times. (Note: Violent mixing may denature ferritin)
  • Specimen should be processed within 2 hours – See Processing Instructions.

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

Processed Specimen: Plasma or Serum

Centrifuge/Spin: Yes

Aliquot: Yes

 

Processing Instructions:

  • Plasma is preferred specimen type
  • Green Tube/Plasma: Centrifuge after collection.
  • Gold Tube/Serum: Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes in a vertical position and centrifuge within 2 hours.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 12 hours

Refrigerate: 72 hours

Frozen: aliquot plasma/serum for longer storage

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Test Frequency

Available daily, usual TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

Male/Female

0 Minutes up to 30 Days: 25 – 200 mcg/L

30 Days up to 60 Days: 200 – 600 mcg/L

60 Days up to 6 Months: 50 – 200 mcg/L

6 Months up to 15 Years: 7 – 142 mcg/L

 

Male

15 Years up to 150 Years: 24 – 336 mcg/L

 

Female

15 Years up to 150 Years: 11 – 307 mcg/L

Performing Department

CHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Corewell Health Reference Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Corewell Health Big Rapids Laboratory, Big Rapids, MI
Corewell Health Gerber Laboratory, Fremont, MI
Corewell Health Ludington Laboratory, Ludington, MI
Corewell Health Pennock Laboratory, Hastings, MI
Corewell Health Reed City Laboratory, Reed City, MI
Corewell Health Greenville Laboratory, Greenville, MI
Corewell Health Zeeland Laboratory, Zeeland, MI

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric

CPT

82728

CDM Code

3018272801

Epic Test ID

1230100683

LOINC

Ferritin: 2276-4

Mayo Access Code

SHO10140

Reviewed Date

3/23/2022