Transferrin

Cleveland HeartLab T, Test

NEW YORK DOH APPROVED: NO
CPT Code: 84466
Order Code: C2319
ABN Requirement: No
Specimen: Serum
Volume:  1.0 mL
Minimum Volume:  0.5 mL
Container: Gel-barrier tube (SST, Tiger Top)

Collection:

  1. Collect and label sample according to standard protocols.
  2. Gently invert tube 10 times immediately after draw. DO NOT SHAKE.
  3. Allow blood to clot 30 minutes.
  4. Centrifuge for 10 minutes.

Transport: Store serum at 2°C to 8°C after collection and ship the same day per packaging instructions provided with the Cleveland HeartLab shipping box.

Stability:

Ambient (15-25°C): 8 days
Refrigerated (2-8°C): 8 days
Frozen (-20°C): 6 months
Deep Frozen (-70°C): 6 months

Causes for Rejection: Grossly hemolyzed, lipemic or icteric samples; specimens other than serum; improper labeling; samples not stored properly; samples older than stability limits

Methodology: Turbidimetric Immunoassay (TUI)

Turn Around Time: 4 days

Reference Range:

Age mg/dL
All Ages 200-360

Intended Use: A transferrin test may be used to evaluate an individual’s nutritional status or liver function.

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.