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Soluble Transferrin Receptor

Components

Name Method Department Units
Soluble Transferrin Receptor Quantitative Immunoturbidimetry
Send Out mg/L

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun, Plasma Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Lithium heparin), with Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Lithium heparin), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Sodium heparin), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Purple tube (EDTA)

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 3 day(s)
Refrigerated - 1 week(s)
Frozen - 1 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 2 hours, separate supernatant and refrigerate
  • Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles

Reasons for Rejection

  • Gross hemolysis
  • Gross icterus
  • Gross lipemia
  • Contamination

CPT Code

  • 84238