Test directory: Iron, IBC & % Saturation

Ordering Code276
Test NameIron, IBC & % Saturation
AliasUIBC, Unsaturated Iron Binding Capacity, % Transferrin Saturation
Profile Contains
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred Container1 SS (Serum/Separator - Red/Grey or Gold)
Optimum Volume0.5 mL
Handling InstructionsCentrifuge and separate within 1 hour of collection. Refrigerate specimen if transport time >12 hours.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 4 Days
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 1 Year
Frozen samples should be thawed only once.
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time1 Day

Reference range(s) for Iron, IBC & % Saturation

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Iron, TotalALL45-16030-160ug/dL
Iron Binding CapacityALL228-428228-428ug/dL