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Blood Test Information

Tau Protein
(a.k.a Tau transferrin, Beta 2 transferrin, Asialotransferrin)

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Test Code: TAU

Tube type: Blank

Special instructions

Sample type
Nasal Fluid sample minimum 100 ÁL(white top universal)
PLUS Serum sample 5mL (yellow top).

Sent away to Southmead Hospital

Reference range
Interpretive comments only

Turnaround Time
5 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Used to distinguish CSF from other fluids when a CSF leak is suspected.


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