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Iron Panel, Serum (FE P)
Test Code: VFTIBSO
Synonyms/Keywords
FE, Iron Binding Capacity
Test Components
​Iron (FE), Total Iron Binding Capacity, % Saturation
Species
Alpaca, Avian, Bovine, Camelid, Canine, Caprine, Equine, Feline, Ferret, Mouse, Other, Ovine, Porcine, Primate, Rabbit, Rat
Test Category
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Serum​ ​Red Top Tube (RTT) ​2.0 mL ​1.0 mL
​Plasma ​Heparin Green Top Tube (GTT) ​2.0 mL ​1.0 mL
Collection Processing Instructions
​Serum or plasma may be used for this assay.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum ​ ​ ​Ambient ​4 days
​Refrigerate (Preferred) ​7 days
​Frozen ​1 year
Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis
Interference
​Lipemia and hemolysis may skew chemistry results.
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Sent to Animal Health Diagnostic Center-Cornell, New York​ ​Monday through Saturday 1-2 days ​Hitachi/Spectrophotometric
Marshfield Center Laboratory Section
Reference Lab Information
Address Telephone Website Link Marshfield Lab Account #
College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell Univ
240 Farrier Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14853​
​607-253-3900 https://ahdc.vet.cornell.edu ​7938
Test Information
​Will directly measure Iron and UIBC.  Then TIBC is calculated.
Reference Intervals
See Report
Synonyms/Keywords
FE, Iron Binding Capacity
Test Components
​Iron (FE), Total Iron Binding Capacity, % Saturation
Species
Alpaca, Avian, Bovine, Camelid, Canine, Caprine, Equine, Feline, Ferret, Mouse, Other, Ovine, Porcine, Primate, Rabbit, Rat
Test Category
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Serum​ ​Red Top Tube (RTT) ​2.0 mL ​1.0 mL
​Plasma ​Heparin Green Top Tube (GTT) ​2.0 mL ​1.0 mL
Collection Processing Instructions
​Serum or plasma may be used for this assay.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum ​ ​ ​Ambient ​4 days
​Refrigerate (Preferred) ​7 days
​Frozen ​1 year
Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis
Interference
​Lipemia and hemolysis may skew chemistry results.
Test Information
​Will directly measure Iron and UIBC.  Then TIBC is calculated.
Reference Intervals
See Report
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Sent to Animal Health Diagnostic Center-Cornell, New York​ ​Monday through Saturday 1-2 days ​Hitachi/Spectrophotometric
Laboratory Section
Reference Lab Information
Address Telephone Website Link Marshfield Lab Account #
College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell Univ
240 Farrier Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14853​
​607-253-3900 https://ahdc.vet.cornell.edu ​7938
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.