Search
Lab Questions? Call 617-724-LABS • Full List of TestsAdvanced Search

 
Iron/TIBC
Lab code: FBC
 
Test Synonyms:
Iron/TIBC; Fe/TIBC; Total iron binding capacity; TIBC/Fe
 
Lab:
Core Lab
Inpatient Req:
Core Lab (#84927)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
3 ml Green gel
Result Time:
Daily (M-F)   Cost: $
Reference Interval:
Iron Male: 45-160 mcg/dl; Iron Female: 30-160 mcg/dl; TIBC: 230-404 mcg/dl  
Important Information:
Plasma iron and TIBC are always performed together. Transferrin saturation is calculated by dividing the iron by the TIBC (Fe/TIBC).