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Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / Transferrin glycoforms

Transferrin glycoforms

Brown clotted serum, gel barrier

TestTransferrin glycoforms
Common AbbreviationsSialotransferrin TRAG
Tube typeBrown clotted serum, gel barrier
Clinical IndicationInvestigation of congenital disorders of glycosylation
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample typeSerum
Minimum Volume0.1mL
Special PrecautionsTest may be unreliable in neonates < 3 weeks old due to presence of maternal transferrin. Recent transfusion may invalidate the result.
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time9 working days
LaboratoryInstitute of Neurology Queen Square London WC1N 3BG 020 3448 3814
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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