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Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin (CDT) for Alcohol Use

Mnemonic:    [UNLIST LAB]
Name:    Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin (CDT) for Alcohol Use
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube.
Unacceptable samples: plasma or hemolyzed serum
Minimum Spec:    0.2 mL
Transport Temp:    FREEZE
Spec Stability:    Stable 1 month frozen.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0070412
  Method:    Electrophoresis
Note:    This test is not suitable for the evaluation of patients suspected of having congenital glycolation disorders. Refer to Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin for congenital Glysolation Disorders (ARUP #92453)