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Alpha-Galactosidase Activity, Leukocytes

Item Value
Approval req'd? Yes, if not ordered by Cardiology or Genetics.
Available Stat? No
Test code AGA
Performed by Mayo
Sendout? Yes
Method Fluorometric
Collection Instructions Specimen must arrive at Mayo Labs within 72 hours of draw to be stabilized. Draw specimen Monday through Thursday only and NOT the day before a holiday.

Transport sample immediately to lab for processing.
Container type Yellow top (ACD)
Amount to Collect 7 mL blood
Sample type Citrated whole blood
Preferred volume 7 mL blood
Min. Volume 5 mL blood
UCSF Rejection Criteria Samples collected Friday or the day before a holiday.
Processing notes Ship tubes refrigerated to China Basin for Mayo laboratory pickup. Order Mayo test #8785.
Ref Lab Rejection Criteria Frozen sample received. Sample > 72 hours old on receipt.
Units nmol/h/mg protein
Normal range > 23 nmol/h/mg protein
Stability Specimen must arrive within 72 hours of collection to Mayo.
CPT coding 82675-90
Last Updated 3/24/2013 7:24:46 PM
Entry Number 1357

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