Sunquest Code:GALASE  
Epic Code:LAB3490Epic Name:Galactocerebrosidase
Synonyms:Krabbe Disease; BMT Patients
Methodology:Enzyme activity
CPT Code:82657
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur by 1300; results are reported within 8-10 days.
Special Instructions:

A clinical history of the case must accompany the sample, including:

1.        Patient’s full name, date of birth, home addresses and patient identification number(s).

2.        Name of referring physician and contact information.



Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:8 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Causes for Rejection:Specimen clotted.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Ship whole blood at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. Must arrive within 24 hours of collection. Patient history must be sent with the sample.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Jefferson Medical College-Lysosomal Disease Testing Lab)
Referral Lab number:na


Reference Range:By report.

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