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Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / TAU protein

TAU protein

Nasal or ear secretions

TestTAU protein
Common AbbreviationsBeta - 2 transferrin
Tube typeNasal or ear secretions
Clinical IndicationRequests usually received after trauma or surgery. Confirmation of CSF rhinorrhoea.
Specimen TypeNasal or ear secretions
Sample typeNasal or ear secretions
Minimum Volume1mL
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time5 days
LaboratoryProtein Reference Unit PO BOX 894 Sheffield S5 7YT 0114 226 9196
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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