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Galactose-1-Phosphate Uridyl Transferase

Alias: G1PUT, GPUT

Discipline: Clinical Chemistry

Test information: This test can be used to confirm a diagnosis of classical galactosaemia, identify carriers and variant forms (e.g. Duarte galactosaemia), provided the patient has not received any red cell transfusions within last 4 months.

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
Patient must NOT have been transfused.
Samples ideally taken Monday to Thursday before midday and immediately taken to the lab for posting the same day.
Unless only a qualitative screen is required- please make this clear on the form.
Maximum add on time
N/A
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