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Michael J. Palmieri Metabolic Disease Laboratory

Galactose-1-Phosphate

  • LIS Mnemonic: GAL1PO4

    Collect

    Green (Sodium heparin)

    Volume Required

    3.0 mL

    Minimum Required

    2.0 mL

    Transport

    Room temperature

    Stability

    24 hours @ room temperature

    Processing

    Refrigerate if delay in transport to lab > 24 hours. DO NOT FREEZE. If sending specimen from outside CHOP, send at room temperature by overnight courier (Mon-Thurs only).

    Unacceptable conditions

    Clotted; > 24 hours

Days Performed

Weekly

Reported

7-10 days

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

82775

Methodology

LC/MS/MS

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