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Test ID: PSY    
Psychosine, Blood Spot

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

Conditional

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

Quantification of psychosine (galactosylsphingosine) in dried blood spots supports the biochemical diagnosis and follow-up of individuals affected with Krabbe disease

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct test or proper submission of the test request

This test is used as a second-tier newborn screen and to diagnose and monitor patients with Krabbe disease.

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

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

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

Psychosine, BS

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

Psychosine
Galactopsychosine
Galactosylphingosine
Krabbe disease