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Blood Test Information

Galactose - 1 - Phosphate

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Tube type: Lithium Heparin

Special instructions
Ideally take sample Monday Wednesday or Friday a.m., sample in lab by 10 am. Tuesday p.m an Tursday p.m. acceptable (lab will refrigerate for sending next morning).
Sent away to Southmead Hospital, Bristol
Contact Laboratory before requesting

Reference range
See report ot contact lab

Ámol/g Hb

Linked to
Galactosaemia screen

Turnaround Time
14 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Monitoring known cases of galactosaemia. For diagnostic purposes, see galactosaemia screen.


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