Days Set Up
Tuesday
Analytic Time

8 - 15 days

MiChart Code
Galactose-1-Phosphate, RBC (Sendout)
Soft Order Code
G1P

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Synonyms

Galactose-1-Phosphate, Erythrocytes
GAL1P

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

LC-MS/MS

Test Usage

Monitoring dietary therapy of patients with galactosemia due to deficiency of galactose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase or uridine diphosphate galactose-4-epimerase.

Reference Range

< or = 0.9 mg/dL

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

For infants, collect specimen immediately prior to feeding to avoid postprandial elevations. Collect specimen in a lavender top tube. Send to Specimen Processing

Collection Offsite

For infants, collect specimen immediately prior to feeding to avoid postprandial elevations. Collect blood in a lavender top tube. Send to Specimen Processing refrigerated

Normal Volume
3 mL whole blood
Minimum Volume
2 mL whole blood

Billing Information

CPT Code
84378
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.