Flurometric enzyme activity assay using artificial substrate for Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE), artificial 4-MU substrate for Chitotriosidase (CHITO), and enzymatic reaction detected by spectrophotometric assay to measure Tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase (TRAP) activity.
This test is indicated for monitoring patients with a diagnosis of Gaucher disease.
Interpretive report provided
7 - 12 days
Collect specimen in SST or red top tube. Spin and Aliquot into a screw capped plastic tube. Send to Specimen Processing frozen.
Specimen must be shipped frozen
Whole blood- Strict ambient
Test performed by NTD Genetics (Emory Genetics Laboratories)