Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Iron, serum

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
0.2 ml blood in Red Gel or Mint Green

Availability
Stat (ingestion only)
Urgent, or Routine

Turn Around Time
Stat: 1 hr
Routine: 2-4 hrs

Methodology
Vitros

Ranges
Age Dependent
0 day-2 mos = 60-205 ug/dL
2 mos -2yrs = 30-110
2-6yrs = 50-120
6-16yrs = 50-140
> 16yrs, female = 50-160
>16yrs, male = 50-180

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