Glycogen Storage Disease, Type II (GSD II) Enzyme Activity - Special Handling Required


Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:Pompe Disease; Acid Maltase Deficiency; Acid Alpha-Glucosidase
Methodology:Enzyme activity
CPT Codes: 82657 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur by 1400; results are reported within 2-3 weeks.
Special Instructions:Specimen must be received at performing laboratory within 24 hours of collection.

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.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Collection Instructions:Collect after 10 am.
Causes for Rejection:Samples greater than 24 hours old. Room temperature or frozen samples.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight at refrigerated temperature to arrive Mon-Thur only (no holidays). Sample must arrive within 24 hours of collection.
Ship to: Biochemical Genetics Laboratory, Duke University Hospital, 801 Capitola Drive, Suite 6, Durham, NC 27713, Telephone: 919-549-0445
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Duke University Medical Center: Glycogen Storage Disease Laboratory)


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