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Test ID: AGABS    
Alpha-Galactosidase, Blood Spot

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

Evaluation of patients with a clinical presentation suggestive of Fabry disease

 

Follow-up to an abnormal newborn screen for Fabry disease

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

See Fabry Disease 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

Fluorometric Enzyme Assay

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

Alpha-Galactosidase, BS

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

a-galactosidase A
Alpha Galactosidase
Anderson-Fabry Disease
Ceramide trihexosidase
Fabry Disease
Fabry's Disease
Galactosidase, Alpha
GLA Deficiency

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