Total Iron Binding Capacity

Diagnostic Testing Medical

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

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