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ID:998 Galactose-1-Phosphate Uridyl Transferase (Gal-1-PUT) Galactosaemia screen
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DescriptionGal-1-PUT is an enyme in galactose metabolism. Deficiency in this causes the most common form of galactosaemia.
IndicationIf galactosaemia is suspected (common clinical history can include: lethargy, poor feeding, vomiting, jaundice, failure to thrive, liver failure)
Additional InfoIf patient has been transfused in past 6 weeks please contact lab (Ext: 64256) before collecting any samples.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationAbsent enzyme activity highly suggestive of galactosaemia. Please note G6PD deficiency will also give a positive result (i.e. absent enzyme activity) by this screening test.

DepartmentSpecialist Laboratory Medicine
SampleBlood
TubeHeparin
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsTest invalid if patient has been blood transfused in past 6 weeks. Make sure sample is gently but well mixed to avoid blood clots.
Min. Vol 0.5mL
Freq.

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
IP Routine TAT7 days
GP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
GP Routine TAT7 days
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : CE. Review due on 03/05/2020 10:39:36. Published By RB on 03/05/2019 10:39:36.