BGABS - Overview: Beta-Galactosidase, Blood Spot

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Test Name

Test ID: BGABS    
Beta-Galactosidase, Blood Spot

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

Diagnosis of beta-galactosidase deficiency (GM1 gangliosidosis, Morquio B disease and galactosialidosis) in blood spot specimens

Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

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

Fluorometric Enzyme Assay

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

Yes

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

Beta-Galactosidase, BS

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 IVB
Mucopolysaccharidosis IVb
PPCA (Protective Protein/Cathepsin A) Deficiency
Protective Protein Deficiency
Protective Protein/Cathepsin A (PPCA) Deficiency
MPS IV