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Galactose-1-Phosphate

Alias: G1P

Discipline: Clinical Chemistry

Test information: Confirmation and monitoring of classical galactosaemia. If classical galactosaemia is suspected in a child that has had a red blood cell transfusion in the preceding 4 months, we would recommend requesting a urine galactitol or Galactose-1-Phosphate (from the child) or quantitative Galactose-1-phoshate uridyl transferase enzyme activity from both the child's biological parents.

Specimen Type(s)
  • Blood;
Other Acceptable Specimen Type(s)
N/A
Specimen Container - Adult
  • Green Top BD;
Specimen Container - Paediatric
  • Light Green Top Microtainer BD;
Analytes
  • N/A;
Part of a test profile?
No
Volume (min) of sample to be sent to laboratory
1ml
Patient Preparation, Sample Handling and Transport
Samples ideally taken Monday to Thursday mornings to arrive in lab by midday for posting the same day.
Maximum add on time
No add on.
Units and Reference Ranges / Interpretation
Please see the report.
UKAS number
8071
UKAS accredited test?
Yes
Comments
N/A

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Last updated: 07-06-2024