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Test Code GalCer Kr Galactocerebrosidase (Krabbe)

Clinical System Name

Galactocerebrosidase (Krabbe)

Synonyms

B-galactocerebrosidase

GalCer Kr
Krabbe Disease

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Dark Green/Sodium Heparin

Preferred Vol: 6 - 8 mL

Minimum Vol: 2 mL

 

Note: Ordering physician needs to fill out clinical history form. Ideal to collect blood Mon - Thurs prior to 1 pm (samples not shipped same day may yield questionable results). Send sample to lab promptly with clinical history form.

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Inability to ship sample same day drawn

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage location: Affix large Cerner label(s) to tube(s) and place in room temp send-outs rack. Notify send outs Tech.

 

Off-site collection: No off-site collection.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood Room temp Y
  Refrigerated N
  Frozen N

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N   10 - 14 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Lysosomal Diseases Testing Laboratory

Department

Lysosomal Diseases Testing Laboratory

1020 Locust St, Room 346
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-955-4923

 

Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.
 

Methodology

Method: Enzymatic

Analytical Volume: 2 mL

Limitations:

Special Instructions

Clinical History Form

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:  
Reference Test Number:  
Instructions: Ship at room temperature with clinical history form, avoid freezing sample. Send Mon - Thurs, overnight via FedEx to Thomas Jefferson University.