Test Overview
Test Usage

Identifying disease states related to biochemical / metabolic defect of lysosomal enzymes, e.g., sphigolipidoses, Krabbe disease, Fabry disease, etc.

Reference Range *

Interpretive report provided.

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

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Thursday
Analytic Time

10 - 14 days

Soft Order Code
MiChart Code
Lysosomal Enzymes (Wenger Lab)
  • LYSO
Reference Laboratory
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Specimens are accepted Monday through Thursday only and must be received by performing laboratory within 24 hours of collection (specimen must be received by MLabs by 6:00 pm). Collect blood in sodium heparin (green top) tubes; do not use tubes containing lithium heparin. DO NOT CENTRIFUGE. Store whole blood at room temperature; refrigerated or frozen specimens are unacceptable. A complete clinical history of the patient is required before the reference laboratory will process the specimen.

Normal Volume
8 mL heparinized whole blood
Minimum Volume
2 mL heparinized whole blood
Additional Information

Specimens are shipped via Federal Express to the Lysosomal Diseases Testing Laboratory (LDTL) at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A complete clinical history is required before the specimens will be processed by laboratory. Please include these histories with the specimens. Samples can only be shipped Monday through Thursday and cannot be accepted on any other days of the week.

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