2-8 C (ice packs)
store at 2-8 C up to 3 weeks, -20C up to 1 year
Plasma (lithium heparin, sodium heparin)
Male: 65-175 ug/dL Female:50-170 ug/dL
Draw tube or plastic pour off tube
Increased-hemolytic anemias, hemochromatosis, acute liver disease. Decreased-iron deficiency and anemia of chronic disease/ Major causes of iron deficiency include gastrointestinal and menstrual bleeding.
Anything else included in test?