Iron (Fe)


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Iron is an essential trace element that is necessary for the production of healthy red blood cells (RBCs).

The serum iron test measures the amount of iron in the liquid portion of blood.

Serum iron tests are typically ordered as follow-up tests when abnormal results are found on routine tests such as a CBC. They may also be ordered when iron deficiency or iron overload is suspected.

Fasting Required: Morning samples are preferred. Fasting for 12 hours before sample collection may be required.

CPT Code:  83540

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