Use to identify alcohol abuse or abuse relapse and detect chronic ethanol use (≥40 g/day for 2 weeks). For evaluation of patients suspected of having congenital glycosylation disorder, refer to Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin for Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation (CDG) (2002918).
Serum separator tube or plain red.
Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)
Plasma. Hemolyzed specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 10 days; Frozen: 1 month
Effective May 16, 2011
|Elevated||Greater than or equal to 1.7%|
This assay can detect chronic ethanol use (greater than 40 g/day for two weeks).
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0070412||CDT for Alcohol Use||48495-6|
- Alcohol consumption bio-marker
- CDT for alcohol use
- CDT, alcohol use
- Serum Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin, alcohol use