Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Transferrin Isoelectric Focussing,Serum/Plasma

Test Name: Transferrin Isoelectric Focussing,Serum/Plasma
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold top Vacutainer is preferable
or
6 mL Green (Sodium Heparinized) top Vacutainer is acceptable
Collection Information: Minimum volume required is 1 mL.

Plasma from heparinized blood is also acceptable.

Store and ship frozen.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out as required
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
3-4 weeks
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: A descriptive report will be sent
Effective Date: 2006-09-06
Revised Date:  
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Isoelectric focussing of transferrin is used as a test to detect Carbohydrate Deficient Glycoprotein Syndrome.
Special Processing:  
Comments: Referred out Monday-Thursday
Method of Analysis:  
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Send sample frozen on dry ice.
System Codes: 
Cerner
TIF
 
Referred To: Clinical Chemistry Department
Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre
Rm. MS-551
820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba,
Canada
R3A 1R9
Telephone: 204-787-4530

Questions? Comments? Contact Laura Gopaul