Fabry Disease Screen


Test Information

Test Name

Fabry Disease Screen

Synonyms

Alpha Galactosidase

Preferred Specimen

Guthrie card - single spot

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

8 weeks


Collection Information

Preparation

  • Contact Main lab for Guthrie card
  • Circle should be filled to the outer rim with blood

Processing Information

Registration Code

AGAL

Notes

  • One spot on Guthrie card is sufficient, air dry at least 2 hours before sending

Site Specific Notes

- Tauranga

Send sample directly to referral laboratory

- Whakatane

Send sample directly to referral laboratory

Alternative Specimen

EDTA (whole blood)


Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

LabPlus (via WHL)

External Lab Website