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Transferrin Glycoforms

Alias: (Previously known as Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin or CDT)

Discipline: Clinical Chemistry

Test information: Transferrin Glycoforms (previously known as Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin/CDT) are used in the diagnosis of congenital disorders of glycosylation (CDG)

Specimen Type(s)
  • Blood;
Other Acceptable Specimen Type(s)
N/A
Specimen Container - Adult
  • Gold Top SST BD;
Specimen Container - Paediatric
  • Clear - Plain;
Analytes
  • N/A;
Part of a test profile?
No
Volume (min) of sample to be sent to laboratory
1ml
Patient Preparation, Sample Handling and Transport
Due to the presence of maternal transferrin, please DO NOT test in patients under 3 weeks old.
Also post transfusion, please wait at least 4-6 weeks after a transfusion.
Please send sample immediately to the laboratory.
Maximum add on time
N/A
Units and Reference Ranges / Interpretation
See the report
UKAS number
8045
UKAS accredited test?
Yes
Comments
N/A

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Last updated: 03-05-2024