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Fluorometric Enzyme Assay
Deficiency of lysosomal acid lipase (LAL) results in 2 clinically distinct phenotypes, Wolman disease (WD) and cholesteryl ester storage disease (CESD). Both phenotypes follow an autosomal recessive inheritance pattern and are caused by mutation in the LIPA gene.
> or =21.0 nmol/hour/mL
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Draw blood in lavender, ACD or green top tube. Send whole blood to Specimen Processing refrigerated. DO NOT spin or aliquot