Total Iron Binding Capacity
Test name: Total Iron Binding Capacity
Order Code: TIBC
Preferred Specimen: 2mL serum in a Serum Separator Tube (SST or Tiger-top)
CPT Code: 83540, 83550
Collection: Allow SST to clot in an upright position for 30 min, then centrifuge sample within 2 hours of collection. Refrigerate.
Special Instructions and Considerations: TIBC is an iron-based calculation