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Ferritin

Alternative Name:

FERRITIN

Clinical Utility:

This test measures the level of ferritin, a primary iron storage in the body. Low levels of ferritin are indicative of iron deficiency, a cause of anemia.

Container:

1 mL SST Tube

Collection Instructions:

Fill tube, invert gently 5 times, label with patient name, let stand for minimum of 30 minutes, maximum of 1 hr, spin for 10-15 minutes

Storage Instruction:

Refrigerate

Turnaround Time:

1 days

CPT Code:

82728 (1)