41350:FERRITIN

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41350:FERRITIN
Methodology: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CL)
Edit Date: 8/14/2006
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day
CPT Code: 82728
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: plasma separator tube (PST), red top tube or green top tube.
Handling: Allow to clot centrifuge and separate serum from cells within two hours of collection. Refrigerate. Freeze at -20° C or colder if specimen cannot be assayed within 48 hours.
Standard Volume: 0.5 mL serum.
Minimum Volume: 150 uL serum.
Transport: Refrigerated; or if frozen, on dry ice.
Rejection Criteria: Specimen frozen and thawed more than once; hemolyzed specimens.
MEDICARE MAY REQUIRE A SIGNED ADVANCE BENEFICIARY NOTICE (ABN) FOR THIS TEST

Reference Range:
Female 10-200 ng/mL
Male 10-300 ng/mL