Transferrin glycoforms (isoforms, IEF)
Determination of transferrin glycoforms by isoelectric focussing for the investigation of congenital disorders of glycosylation (CDG). This test may be unreliable in neonates younger than three weeks due to the presence of maternal transferrin. Recent transfusion may invalidate the result.
|Tube||01 (SE) - Serum Gel|
|Additional Information||This is not a test for alcohol abuse (see carbohydrate deficient transferrin)|
|Turn Around||Turnaround time stated by CSF and Neuroimmunology lab: 9 working days.|
|Send to||Blood Sciences LGI
(Test referred to: the CSF and Neuroimmunology Lab)
|Contact||For further details please contact Leeds Pathology customer services: email@example.com.|
|Advice||Full information on all referred tests can be found on the referred tests information database, EQMS reference BSF2REC17003.|
|Collection Con||Instructions to lab: Centrifuge sample, separate serum and store in fridge (or frozen if >1 week). Lithium heparin plasma is also acceptable.
Minimum volume: 100 uL.
|Ref. Range Notes||Interpretation will be provided on the report.|
|Telepath||LGI superset LTGLY. SJUH superset JTGLY.|