Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
TIBC

Synonyms
Total Iron Binding Capacity

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
0.5 mL blood in Red or Red Gel

Availability
Stat (ingestion only)
Urgent or Routine

Turn Around Time
Stat: 4 hrs
Routine: 24 hrs

Methodology
Vitros

Ranges
Age Dependent
0 -6 mos: 128-324 ug/dL
>6 mos:   224-435 ug/dL

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