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Michael J. Palmieri Metabolic Disease Laboratory

Galactosemia Quantitation (Galactose-1-Phosphate Uridyltransferase)

  • LIS Mnemonic: GALQ

    Collect

    Green (Sodium heparin)

    Volume Required

    3.0 mL

    Minimum Required

    2.0 mL

    Transport

    Room temperature

    Stability

    24 hours

    Processing

    Refrigerate if delay in transport to lab. If sending specimen from outside CHOP, send at room temperature by overnight courier (Mon-Thurs only).

    Unacceptable conditions

    Clotted; > 24 hours

Days Performed

Biweekly

Reported

2-3 weeks

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

82775

Methodology

LC/MS/MS

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