Specimen Requirements

Title

BETA-2-TRANSFERRIN

Specimen Requirement

REQUIRES BOTH FLUID AND SERUM FOR TESTING. SEND NASAL FLUID, TEARS OR EAR DRAINAGE (1.0 mL FROZEN IN A SREW-CAPPED PLASTIC VIAL) DRAW BLOOD IN A SST, SPIN, SEPARATE AND SEND 1.0 mL SERUM FROZEN. INDICATE SPECIMEN TYPE ON EACH VIAL–IMPORTANT

Methodology

Stability

Room Temperature Unacceptable, Refrigerated 7 days, Frozen 14 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

3 days Performed 2x per week

Clinical Use

Test Code

B2T