Method Name



TIBC; Total Iron Binding Capacity, TIBC

Specimen Required

one SST/gel tube

Specimen Minimum Volume

2.0 mL of blood

Specimen Stability Information

Centrifuged specimen stable for 72 hours refrigerated.

Special Instructions

If a % transferrin saturation is needed, an order for Iron, Total must also be placed.

Performing Laboratory

As ordered. Turn around time is 4 hours.

Reference Values

250 – 450 ug/dL