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N glycan and Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin Panel

Components

Name Method Department Units
NGlycan & Carb Def Transferrin Mass spectrometry
Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization-Time of flight/Time of flight (MALDI-TOF/TOF)
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Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun, Plasma Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

6 mL 2 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Sodium heparin), No Gel

6 mL 2 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 2 mL
Stability

Frozen - 3 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 30 minutes, separate supernatant, and freeze

Reasons for Rejection

  • Wrong collection tube
  • Thawed and refrozen specimen

Comments

A designated sample is required.

CPT Code

  • 82373
  • 83789
  • 84375