Test Name: TRF IMMUNOFIXATION
EPIC Search Term: LABTFIX
Synonyms: TRANSFERRIN TRFFIX BETA-2 TFIX BETA2 ISOFORMS
Panel Composition: TRF FIX SOURCE
PATHOLOGIST COMMENT
PATHOLOGIST 1 REVIEW
PATHOLOGIST 2 REVIEW

Preferred Container: 1 x 1 mL Sterile Container
Draw Volume: 1.0
Collection Instructions: Draw 1mL red top vacutainer and submit along
with drainage fluid.
Testing Frequency: Performed M-F
Expected Turn Around Time: 7 days
Clinical Application: Detection of the beta-2 transferrin isoform in body fluid indicates the fluid is CSF or that CSF is one of the constituents. This test is useful for diagnosing Ottorrhea or Rhinorrhea.
Test Performed By: Texas Children's Hospital Pathology Services

Available at TCH Main Campus: 832-824-5152
6621 Fannin, MC 1-2261
Houston, TX 77030-2399
Lab Section: Chemistry