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SOLUBLE TRANSFERRIN RECEPTOR

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Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum or Plasma, one 4 mL gold (serum separator) or one 3 mL green (sodium or lithium, heparin) top tube

Handling

Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL serum or plasma

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Severely hemolyzed, icteric, contaminated or lipemic specimens

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 3 days; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month at -20°C or 1 year at -70°C, avoid repeat freeze/thaw cycles

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

2-4 days

Method

Immunoturbidimetric

Referral Lab

ARUP (0070283)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

84238

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:38 AM


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