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Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry (referred)


  • Gel/clotted/lithium heparin (yellow/red/green top)


Turnaround Time:

6 - 8 weeks


For investigation of alcohol abuse in adults

For diagnosis of carbohydrate deficient transferrin defects in children, please request Transferrin electrophoresis.

Other Comments:

Analysed at Supraregional Protein Reference Unit, Department of Immunology, P.O. Box 894, Sheffield. S5 7YT


Interpretive comments provide by referral laboratory