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Blood Test Information

Hexosaminidase A & B
(a.k.a Hex A, β-hexosaminidase A)

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Special instructions
A lithium heparin sample (green top) AND a serum sample (yellow top) must be sent.
Please state any medication, if pregnant and if Jewish or non-Jewish on form.

Sent away to Guy's Hospital, London

Reference range
See report or contact Lab

Units
See report or contact Lab

Turnaround Time
21 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Used in the Investigation of Tay-Sachs disease carrier status.

 
 

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