Galactose-1-phosphate

Sample type: Whole Blood

Test name: Galactose-1-phosphate a.k.a. gal-1-P, gal 1 po4

Condition / Indication: Classical Galactosaemia Monitoring

Special precautions & notes: Please do not collect samples on a Friday. EDTA samples are not suitable.

Reference range: The acceptable level for Galactosaemic on Galactose free diet is less than 0.60 umol/g Hb.

Container: Li heparin (green top)

Ideal volume (mL): 0.5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Biochemical Genetics

Turnaround time: 28 days

Information for Laboratories referring samples for analysis at NBT:

We prefer to receive the sample within 24 hours of collection (48 hours maximum). Therefore, please don't collect samples on a Friday. Send immediately as whole blood, do not centrifuge.