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Test Code TRNM Transferrin, Serum

Additional Codes

 

MAYO Test ID

TRSF

EPIC Test ID

LAB133

 

Reporting Name

Transferrin, S

Useful For

Screening for chronic iron overload diseases, particularly hereditary hemochromatosis

Method Name

Immunoturbidimetric Assay

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.6 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Serum gel tubes should be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.

2. Red-top tubes should be centrifuged and aliquoted within 2 hours of collection.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  180 days
  Ambient  7 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

NA

Reference Values

200-360 mg/dL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; Continuously

CPT Code Information

84466

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
TRSF Transferrin, S 3034-6

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
TRSF Transferrin, S 3034-6

Analytic Time

Same day/1 day

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Benign Hematology Test Request Form (T755) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/benign-hematology-test-request-form.pdf)