CARBOHYDRATE DEFICIENT TRANSFERRIN, ADULT SERUM

Mnemonic

MISC

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

SST Tube

Handling

Transfer 1 mL serum to a Standard Transport Tube

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Transport

Frozen

Stability

Frozen (preferred) 7 days; Ambient 72 hours ; Refrigerated 7 days

Testing Information

Note

1. Patient's age is required. Reason for referral is required if patient is <21 years old. 2. This test is for evaluation of alcohol abuse. If the ordering physician is looking for congenital disorders of glycosylation, order CDG/89891 Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin for Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation, Serum.

Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday; 8 a.m.

Reference Values

Reference Values

< or =0.10 0.11-0.12 (indeterminate)

CPT Codes

82373

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:01 AM