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Transferrin

Alternate names:
TFER, TRSF
Laboratory:
Biochemistry
Test Code:
TRF
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Minimum Adult Volume:
1 mL
Notes:

See also - Iron Studies

An approximate TIBC value (in mmol/L) may be obtained by multiplying Transferrin value by 20

Percentage Transferrin Saturation = Iron/TRFE x 4.46

Transferrin saturation 20 - 50%

Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
4 hours
Reference Interval:

2.0 - 3.6 g/L