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
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Days Test Performed
8 - 15 days
Soft Order Code
Galactose-1-Phosphate, RBC (Sendout)
Mayo GAL1P (80337)
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For infants, collect specimen immediately prior to feeding to avoid postprandial elevations. Collect blood in a lavender top tube. Send to Specimen Processing refrigerated
Collect specimen in a green top tube. Immediately deliver to Specimen Processing within 15 minutes of collection or see below for processing instructions.
3 mL whole blood
2 mL whole blood
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