Leukocyte Cystine

Container: Li heparin (green top)

Sample type: Whole Blood

Test name: Leukocyte Cystine a.k.a. White Cell Cystine

Condition / Indication: Cystinosis monitoring

Special precautions & notes: Request must be discussed with laboratory prior to taking the sample. Early morning sample essential, to arrive in our laboratory by 2pm on the same day (to allow appropriate processing). Please avoid sending samples on a Friday in case of delays in transport.

Reference range: Reference range quoted on report provided by referral laboratory.

Container: Li heparin (green top)

Ideal volume (mL): 4 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Metabolic Biochemistry

Turnaround time: 28 days

Referral location: Biochemical Genetics, Block 46, St James' University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF