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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

β-2-Transferrin (Beta-2-Transferrin)

Test Name

β-2-Transferrin (Beta-2-Transferrin)

Urine sample Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Sterile Orange cap container

Minimum Volume = 1 mL fluid

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in sterile container. Indicate fluid source on sample or requisition. Analysis includes β-1-Transferrin and β-2-Transferrin. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label or requisition.

Laboratory Staff Instructions: For laboratory staff Only. All β-2-Transferrin samples are treated as STAT. Complete the requisition attached here and fax it together with this ICL cover letter to ICL and the SGH cover letter to Scarborough Gen Hospital lab for advance notification. Send frozen sample directly to Scarborough General Hospital via taxi.

Rejection Criteria: Unlabeled or not sufficient quantity

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turn Around Time (TAT)

24 Hrs

Test Utilization

Reference Value


Test code




Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROICL02)

Other Information

Last Updated: November 04, 2019