Sample type: Whole Blood
Test name: Fabry Screen a.k.a. alpha-galactosidase deficiency, fabrys screen
Condition / Indication: Fabry disease
Special precautions & notes: A minimum of 3 ml is required. Please discuss request with laboratory. To allow appropriate processing, samples must be collected on a Monday-Thursday only. Samples must be sent to the laboratory immediately.
Reference range: Reference range quoted on report provided by referral laboratory.
Container: EDTA (Lavender top)
Ideal volume (mL): 4 mL
Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes
Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry
Section: Biochemical Genetics
Turnaround time: 2-3 weeks
Referral location: Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Level 8, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Marlborough Street, Bristol, BS2 8HW