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Test ID: GAL1P    
Galactose-1-Phosphate (Gal-1-P), Erythrocytes

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

80337

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

Monitoring dietary therapy of patients with galactosemia due to deficiency of galactose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase or uridine diphosphate galactose-4-epimerase

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 to monitor dietary therapy of patients with galactosemia due to deficiency of galactose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase or uridine diphosphate galactose-4-epimerase. To diagnose galactosemia, order GCT / Galactosemia Reflex, Blood.

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Galactosemia Testing Algorithm in Special Instructions

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

Ultraviolet, Enzymatic

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

Galactose-1-Phosphate, RBC

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

Gal1P
Galactokinase
Galactose-1-Phosphate (Question if test number is not indicated by client)
Galactosemia