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Carbohydrate deficient transferrin, for Alcohol Abuse

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Utilization Guidelines Evaluation of alcohol abuse.
Test code CDTA
Test group Transferrin
Performed by Mayo
Sendout? Yes
Method Affinity chromatography, Mass Spectroscopy
Container type Gold top or Red top
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 0.5 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.1 mL serum
Processing notes Separate and freeze serum at -20C. Transport frozen. Order Mayo test # 82425 for CDT on Adults.
Ref Lab Rejection Criteria Thawed, room temperature or refrigerated sample received.
Units Ratio
Normal range 0.00-0.10
Synonyms Transferrin electrophoresis; glycosylation; Transferrin isoforms
CPT coding 82373-90
Last Updated 3/24/2013 7:23:46 PM
Entry Number 1307

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