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Soluble Transferrin Receptor (sTfR), Serum

Additional Codes

LAB3088

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 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 Special Container
Serum Frozen (preferred) 90 days
  Refrigerated  7 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values

1.8-4.6 mg/L

It is reported that African Americans may have slightly higher values.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

CPT Code Information

84238

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
STFR Soluble Transferrin Receptor (sTfR) 30248-9

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
STFR Soluble Transferrin Receptor (sTfR) 30248-9

Report Available

Same day/1 to 2 days

Specimen Retention Time

Stored Serum 1 week