Galactosemia: Galactose-1-Phosphate, Quantitative, Red Blood Cells, Pediatric - Cancel and reorder as ARMISC LG4250


Sunquest Code:GALPHO  
Epic Code:LAB3491Epic Name:Galactose 1 Phosphate RBC
Synonyms:Galactose 1 Phosphate
Methodology:Gas chromatography/Mass spectrometry
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 2-9 days.  
Special Instructions:Specimen must be tested within 72 hours of collection.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Container:Green (sodium heparin, no gel) on ICE (Purple (EDTA))
Collection Instructions:DO NOT FREEZE. Place tube on wet ice immediately after collection.
Causes for Rejection:Room temperature or refrigerated specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature. Send samples in a stat bag to East Bank Core Lab/Sendouts.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:81296


Interpretive

Reference Range:
Galactose-1-phosphate (mg/dL) 0.0-1.0 mg/dL
Galactose-1-phosphate (ug/g Hb) 0-53 ug/g Hb
Galactose-1-phosphate (umol/g Hb 0.00-0.20 umol/g Hb
Use:Use to monitor treatment, response, and compliance with dietary restriction for patients with an established diagnosis of galactosemia.. This test is NOT recommended for galactosemia screening or diagnosis in persons with a positive newborn screen.


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