CDTA - Overview: Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin, Adult, Serum

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Test Name

Test ID: CDTA    
Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin, Adult, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

An indicator of chronic alcohol abuse


Patients with chronic alcoholism demonstrate increased levels of carbohydrate deficient transferrin over the amount of normally glycosylated tetrasialotransferrin.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Affinity Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (MS)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Carb Def Transferrin, Adult, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

CDT (Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin)
Transferrin for Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin (CDT)
Transferrin Isoforms