Iron *
REQUESTING AND COLLECTING
Container(s):
Heparin tube (5 mL lime-top) - Preferred for Inpatients

Serum (gold-top) - Preferred

EDTA (5 mL purple-top) - NOT Acceptable

GENERAL INFORMATION

Availability:
Test performed 7 days/24 hours. Results available 2 hours after sample

arrival in laboratory.

Reference Intervals:
10 - 30 umol/L

Laboratory:
Auto Chemistry (8382-9164)

Patient Results:
(02) 8382-9100
Synonyms:
Fe

Clinical Hyperlink:
Iron Deficiency - SydPath Website
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR REFERRING LABORATORIES
Handling & Transport:
Centrifuge sample and transport plasma 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:
FE

SydPath Division:
Chemical Pathology

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Date/Time published: 27/05/2020 16:35:22
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