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iron, serum/plasma
Synonyms:  
Computer Code: IRON
Specimen Collection: 2 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: 35-180 UG/DL  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: C/H SPEC C
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 2 hr 
Stat TAT: 60 min 
CPT Code(s): 83540 
LCD or NCD: (NCD) http://www.cms.hhs.gov/mcd/index_section.asp?ncd_sections=40 
Methodology Used: 68
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 11/01/2014
Time: 03:40:33 (24hr)