Iron Studies *
REQUESTING AND COLLECTING

Ordering:
Includes serum iron, transferrin and ferritin.
Container(s):
Serum (gold-top) - required

GENERAL INFORMATION

Availability:
Test performed daily. Results available same day as sample arrival in

laboratory.

Reference Intervals:
See individual tests for reference intervals.

Laboratory:
Auto Chemistry (8382-9164)

Patient Results:
(02) 8382-9100
Synonyms:
Fe, transferrin, ferritin

Clinical Hyperlink:
Iron Deficiency - SydPath Website
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR REFERRING LABORATORIES
Handling & Transport:
Centrifuge sample, store and transport serum at 4 degrees
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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:
IRN

SydPath Division:
Chemical Pathology

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Date/Time published: 30/03/2020 17:34:57
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