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iron and total binding capacity, serum/plasma
Synonyms: Iron and IBC 
Computer Code: IIBC
Specimen Collection: 3 mL blood (red, gold, or lithium heparin green top tube).
Pediatrics: 0.5 mL blood (lithium heparin green or red microtainer). 
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, refrigerate. Serum must be removed from red top tube. 
Reference Values: Iron: 35-180 UG/DL Total Binding Capacity: Male 260-400 UG/DL Female 260-445 UG/DL % Iron Saturation: 20-50  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: C/H
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 2 hr 
Stat TAT: 60 min 
CPT Code(s): 83550 
LCD or NCD: (NCD) http://www.cms.hhs.gov/mcd/index_section.asp?ncd_sections=40 
Methodology Used: 6,68
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 09/15/2014
Time: 20:51:31 (24hr)