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Galactitol
 

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Tube type: Universal Container

Special instructions
None

Reference range
< 3 months: 3 - 80
3 - 12 months: 10 - 65
1 year: 6 - 22
2 - 5 years: 3 - 17
6 - 14 years: 2 - 10
15+ years: 2 - 4

Sent away to Southmead Hospital

Units
Ámol/mmol creatinine

Turnaround Time
21 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Levels are raised in Classical Galactosaemia and Galactokinase deficiency. Can be used to exclude these, even if patient has had a blood transfusion. May also be used for monitoring treatment.

 
 

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