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|In House Availability||Monday-Friday (day shift)|
|Container type||Gold top|
|Amount to Collect||1 mL blood|
|Preferred volume||0.5 mL serum|
|Min. Volume||0.3 mL serum|
|Processing notes||Refrigerate sample|
|Normal range||182-360 mg/dL|
|Synonyms||Transferrin beta-1-; beta-1-Transferrin; Iron|
|Stability||Refrigerated 4 days|
|Turn around times||1-3 days|
|Additional information||May be used to follow nutritional status, however, interpret results with caution, as transferrin is also an acute-phase reactant.
See also entry for Iron, Transferrin and Transferrin Saturation.
|Medical Necessity?||Yes. Click here for more information|
|Last Updated||6/1/2011 11:50:21 AM|
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