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.

Send sample in a STAT bag to East Bank Core Lab/Sendouts.

Time Sensitive Handling Required:
Specimen must be at the East Bank Sendouts lab no later than 1600. Order On-Time Delivery courier to deliver directly to East Bank Sendouts lab. Call Sendouts at 612-273-3711 to notify.
CSC and West Only: Send in red STAT bag by HealthEx courier. Call Sendouts at 612-273-3711 to notify.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Container:Green (sodium heparin, no gel) on ICE
[Alternate Containers: Purple (EDTA) on ICE]
Collection Instructions:DO NOT FREEZE. Place tube on wet ice immediately after collection.
Causes for Rejection:Room temperature or FROZEN 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.
Stability:72 hours at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:81296


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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