Fabry Screen

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