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White Cell Enzymes

Alias: N/A

Discipline: Clinical Chemistry

Test information: Includes testing for the following: Fucosidosis, Alpha-Mannosidosis, Beta-Mannosidosis, Mucolipidosis II/III screen, Metachromatic leukodystrophy, Krabbe leukodystrophy, MPS VII, Sandhoff disease, Tay-Sachs disease, Schindler disease, Plasma chitotriosidase (lysosomal storage disease screen), GM1-gangliosidosis Infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis (CLN1), Late-Infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis (CLN2), Nieman Pick types A and B 3ml is the absolute minimum volume of whole blood needed i.e. 4xPaeds Lilac EDTA tubes (or 3 Pink ones)

Specimen Type(s)
  • Blood;
Other Acceptable Specimen Type(s)
Specimen Container - Adult
  • Purple Top BD;
Specimen Container - Paediatric
  • Lilac Top Microtainer BD;
  • Purple Top Microtainer BD;
  • N/A;
Part of a test profile?
Volume (min) of sample to be sent to laboratory
Patient Preparation, Sample Handling and Transport
Samples can ONLY be taken in the morning Monday-Thursday and MUST be received in the laboratory by midday, as require posting the sameday.
Maximum add on time
Units and Reference Ranges / Interpretation
Please see the report.
UKAS number
UKAS accredited test?

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Last updated: 18-05-2023