Glucosylsphingosine


Test Information

Test Name

Glucosylsphingosine

Synonyms

Gaucher disease; Glucocerebrosidase

Preferred Specimen

EDTA

Testing Location

Referral


Collection Information

Main Lab Only

Yes

Preparation

  • Spin, separate & freeze within 1 hour or send to lab ASAP

Processing Information

Registration Code

MISS

Notes

  • Replaced Plasma Glucosylsphingosine for monitoring of Gaucher disease
  • Separate & freeze minimum 0.2mL plasma or serum, transport frozen
  • If white cell enzymes are being collected at the same time, a further sample is unnecessary

Alternative Specimen

Heparin; plain tube


Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

LabPlus (via WHL)

Send Away Volume

0.2 mL plasma or serum

Send Away Transport

Frozen

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