Transferrin, Carbohydrate-deficient (Alcohol Use)

The Transferrin, Carbohydrate-deficient (Alcohol Use) test contains 1 test with 3 biomarkers.

Heavy alcohol use (defined as >4 or 5 beverages per day for two weeks or more) is commonly associated with elevated CDT levels as are certain liver diseases such as primary biliary cirrhosis and chronic active hepatitis and in some patients with genetic D variants of transferrin.

The following is a list of what is included in the item above. Click the test(s) below to view what biomarkers are measured along with an explanation of what the biomarker is measuring.

Also known as: Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin, CDT, Transferrin Carbohydratedeficient Alcohol Use

% CDt

CDt

Transferrin

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