Monitoring dietary therapy of patients with galactosemia due to deficiency of galactose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase or uridine diphosphate galactose-4-epimerase.
< or = 0.9 mg/dL
8 - 15 days
- Galactose-1-Phosphate, Erythrocytes
For infants, collect specimen immediately prior to feeding to avoid postprandial elevations. Collect blood in a lavender top tube. Send to Specimen Processing refrigerated
Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories