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Iron & TIBC (Total Iron Binding Capacity)

Mnemonic:    [Iron TIBC]
Name:    Iron & TIBC (Total Iron Binding Capacity)
Specimen:    2 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube.
Spec Stability:    Stable 5 days refrigerated.
Reference Range:    Iron Males: 50 - 160 uG/dL
  Females: 40 - 150 uG/dL
 TIBC 267 - 497 ug/dL
  Method:    Colorimetric; Two-point Rate @ 600
Note:    Includes a Percent Transferrin Saturation calculated from the iron and iron binding capacity values.

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