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Blood Test Information

Galactose - 1 - Phosphate

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Test Code: G1P

Tube type: Lithium Heparin

Special instructions
Do not collect samples on Fridays, weekends or bank holidays.
Sample must be received in lab by 10 am.

Reference range
For patients on galactose free diet: <0.6

Sent away to Birmingham Children's Hospital
Contact Laboratory before requesting

Ámol/g Hb

Linked to
Galactosaemia screen

Turnaround Time
18 days

Department: Biochemistry

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


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