Carbohydrate-deficient transferrin, adult

Alphabetical Test listing

Carbohydrate-deficient transferrin, adult-994

  
Carbohydrate-deficient transferrin, adult
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
CDT
Dcdt
Diasialotransferrin
Transferrin isoforms
  

An indicator of chronic alcohol abuse

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.75 mL
  
  1. Spin within two (2) hours of specimen collection
  2. Transfer serum to a Screw-cap polypropylene frozen transport vial/tube - 4mL (LabCorp)
  3. Freeze

 

  
  
  1. Spin and transfer serum to a Screw-cap polypropylene frozen transport vial/tube - 4mL (LabCorp) within two (2) hours of specimen collection
  2. Freeze
  

Frozen (preferred) - 7 days

Refrigerated - 2 days

Ambient - 2 days

  
  • Fibrinogen present in sample
  • Hemolyzed specimen
  • Aged and improperly stored specimen
  • Anticoagulated specimen (citrate, EDTA)
  • Presence of genetic variants of transferrin
  
LabCorp Burlington (123211): R-NX
  
Mo, We, Fr
  
1 - 3 days
  

Capillary electrophoresis (CE)

  

Normal: < 1.4%

Inconclusive: 1.4% - 1.6%

Elevated: > 1.6%

  
82373
  
Result 48495-6
  
05/31/2019
  
04/27/2020