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Blood Test Information

Galactose Cerebrosidase
minimum sample volume required ~ 4ml

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Special instructions

Sent away to Bristol Royal Infirmary

Reference range
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Turnaround Time
21 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Galactose Cerebrosidase is used in the diagnosis of Krabbe Leukodystrophy, a lysosomal disorder of myelin metabolism, with autosomal recessive inheritance. It is characterised by a deficiency of galactosylceramidase, allowing galacto-cerebroside accumulation in the brain and peripheral nerves


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