80430:ALPHA-GALACTOSIDASE, SERUM

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80430:ALPHA-GALACTOSIDASE, SERUM
Alias Names: Anderson Fabry Disease / Fabry’s Disease / GLA Deficiency
Methodology: Fluorometric
Edit Date: 1/23/2009
Performed: Thursday
Released: 7-9 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 82657-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST).
Handling: Centrifuge and separate serum from cells and pour into a plastic vial. Freeze. Do not allow more than one freeze/thaw cycle.
Standard Volume: 2 mL serum.
Minimum Volume: 0.4 mL serum.
Transport: Frozen.
Comments: Results from this assay may not reflect carrier status because of individual variation of alpha-galactosidase enzyme levels.
Rejection Criteria: Non-frozen specimen; specimen other than serum; specimen frozen/thawed more than once.

Reference Range:
0.016-0.200 U/L