Laboratory Services

Transferrin

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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Transferrin
Test ID
TRSF
Specimen Type

Serum

Alternate Specimen Type

Red top, Li-heparin plasma

Specimen Requirements

SST

Specimen Collection / Processing Instructions

Samples should not be taken from patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (i.e.greater than 5 mg/day) until at least 8 hours following the last biotin administration. 

Stability

8 days at 15-25, 8 days at 2-8, 6 months at -15 to -25°C

Unacceptable Specimen Conditions

EDTA or citrate plasma

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric

Estimated TAT

0-2 days

Testing Schedule

Monday-Saturday

CPT Code(s)

84466

Minimum Sample Volume

1 mL

Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)

500 uL

Reference Range

200-360 mg/dL

Performing Lab

Incyte Diagnostics

LOINC Code(s)

3034-6