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Test ID: BGAW    
Beta-Galactosidase, Blood

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosis of GM1 gangliosidosis, Morquio B disease, and galactosialidosis

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Fluorometric Enzyme Assay

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Beta-Galactosidase, B

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

B-Galactosidase
Cathepsin A Deficiency
G[M1] Gangliosidosis
Galactosialidosis
Galactosidase, Beta
Generalized Gangliosidosis, G(M1)
GLB1 Deficiency
GM1 Gangliosidosis
Morquio B
Morquio Disease
Morquio Syndrome
Morquio's B
Morquio's Disease
MPS IV
MPS IVB
Mucopolysaccharidosis IVb
PPCA (Protective Protein/Cathepsin A) Deficiency
Protective Protein Deficiency
Protective Protein/Cathepsin A (PPCA) Deficiency