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: Biochemical Genetics
Turnaround time: 28 days
Referral location: Biochemical Genetics, Block 46, St James' University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF