Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Galactocerebrosidase
Synonyms:Krabbe Disease; BMT Patients
Methodology:Enzyme activity
CPT Codes: 82657 x1
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
Container:Green (sodium heparin, no gel)
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.
Stability:Lyosomal Disease Testing Lab Jefferson Medical College, Room 346 1020 Locust Street Philadelphia, PA 19107-5541 Call 215-955-4923 for further information.
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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