Ferritin
REQUESTING AND COLLECTING
Container(s):
Heparin tube (5 mL lime-top) - Preferred

Serum (gold-top) - Preferred

EDTA (5 mL purple-top) - Acceptable

GENERAL INFORMATION

Availability:
Test performed daily (Mon-Fri).

Reference Intervals:
Change to Beckman-Coulter method on 2/9/18.

Female:

Under 55 years: 15 - 150 ug/L

Over 55 years: 30 - 300 ug/L

Male: 30 - 400 ug/L

Children:

1st month: 150 - 450 ug/L

2 - 3 months: 80 - 500 ug/L

4m - 16 years: 20 - 200 ug/L

Laboratory:
Auto Chemistry (8382-9164)

Patient Results:
(02) 8382-9100
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR REFERRING LABORATORIES
Handling & Transport:
Centrifuge sample, store and transport serum at 4°C
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR HANDLING AT SYDPATH
SydPath Handling:
SPRO: Place on MPA (heparin first unless serum first for other tests)

Data Entry Code:
FER

SydPath Division:
Chemical Pathology

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Date/Time published: 30/03/2020 17:34:43
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