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Test ID: Z7037

Interpretation (GALK)

  • CPT Code: 82759
  • LOINC:
  • Specimen Type: Green sodium heparin
  • Frequency: Setup: Wed; analytic time 9 days
  • Instructions: 5.0mL whole blood from Green tube, refrigerated. Min 1.0mL. Must be received at Mayo within 48 hours of collection.
  • Text: Useful For: Diagnosis of galactokinase deficiency, the second most common cause of galactosemia. GALK deficiency is treated with a lactose-restricted diet. Early treatment may prevent or reverse the formation of bilateral juvenile cataracts.
  • Methodology: Radioisotopic

 

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