Beta-2 Transferrin, Body Fluid QB2TBF

Method(s) Electrophoresis, Immunofixation
Specimen Required
Collect

Body fluid collected in a sterile, plastic, leak-proof transport tube.

Transport

0.5 mL body fluid ambient (Min: 0.2 mL).

* Collection Instructions *

  • Indicate specimen source
  • If direct collection is not feasible, specimen may be collected using plain cotton swab and submitted in a sterile, plastic leak-proof transport tube.
  • If submitting syringe, remove needle and cap the syringe to avoid specimen leakage.
  • Do not collect specimen with a culture swab.
  • Do not add any liquid to the swab.
Stability

Ambient: 15 days

Refrigerated: 30 days

Frozen: 60 days

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimens collected with additives

Schedule Daily; Report available: 3-5 days
CPTCode 86335
Notes Performing Laboratory-Quest Diagnostics-Chantilly VA
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

Not detected

No Appointment Necessary
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