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Test Code FER FERRITIN

Important Note

Test subject to Medicare National Coverage Determination (NCD) 190.18 Serum Iron Studies.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

FER

LAB68 FAH147

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
SST Serum

Refrigerate

4 mL 1 mL 0.2 mL 7 days
Yellow Microtainer   Refrigerate 0.6 mL N/A N/A 7 days

Marked hemolysis is not acceptable.

*While a microtainer is an optional tube type in rare circumstances, it is not recommended.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday – Friday / 3 days / Not available STAT

Method

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code

Ferritin                               

82728

 

 

Instrumentation

Siemens ADVIA Centaur XPT

Reference Range

Age

Sex

Physiological
Status

Low

High

Units

0 - 1 month Male   25 200 ng/mL
1-2 months Male   200 600 ng/mL
2-6 months Male   50 200 ng/mL
6 months - 18 years Male   10 140 ng/mL
≥18 years Male   22 322 ng/mL
0 - 1 month Female   25 200 ng/mL
1-2 months Female   200 600 ng/mL
2-6 months Female   50 200 ng/mL
6 months - 18 years Female   10 140 ng/mL
≥18 years Female   10 291 ng/mL

 

Section

Chemistry-2

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
FER Ferritin 2276-4