Beta 2 Transferrin

Test Information

Test Name

Beta 2 Transferrin


B2 transferrin, Asialotransferrin, CSF leak, exclude CSF

Preferred Specimen

A minimum volume of 0.5 mL of nasal or ear fluid & SST

Testing Location


Turn Around Time

5 days

Processing Information

Registration Code



  • This assay requires that serum is collected in parallel with the ?CSF sample
  • Viscous or purulent samples are not suitable for analysis.

Site Specific Notes

- Tauranga

Send sample directly to referral laboratory

- Whakatane

Send sample directly to referral laboratory


Contact Information

External Referral Information

Referral Location

LabPlus (via WHL)

Send Away Volume

0.2mL CSF 0.2 mL serum

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