Item Value
Test name Ferritin
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 1 day
In House Availability Test available on day shift, 7 days per week.
Performed by China Basin Chemistry
Normal range PEDIATRIC REFERENCE RANGE

AGE MALE (ng/mL) FEMALE (ng/mL)
4 – 14 days 100 – 717 100 – 717
15 days - < 6 months 14 – 647 14 – 647
6 months - < 1 year 8 – 182 8 – 182
1 – 5 years 5 – 100 5 – 100
5 - < 14 years 14 – 79 14 – 79
14 – < 16 years 13 – 83 5 – 67
16 - < 19 years 11 – 172 5 – 67


Pediatric reference ranges adopted from CALIPER Pediatric Reference Interval study performed on random samples using the Abbott Architect i2000 assay.

ADULT REFERENCE RANGE

AGE MALE (ng/mL) FEMALE (ng/mL)
19 – 29 years 38 – 270 12 – 114
30 – 39 years 48 – 420 12 – 160
40 – 49 years 30 – 490 12 – 240
50 years and older 30 – 530 18 – 340


Adult reference ranges adopted from ARUP Laboratories based on correlation studies using patient samples.

Container type Gold top (preferred). Red or Lt. Green top acceptable
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
Sample type Serum (preferred) or Heparinized plasma

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