Chitotriosidase (Gaucher)

Disease

Gaucher.

Description

Chitotriosidase in plasma is derived from activated macrophages. Chitotriosidase activity is strongly increased in Gaucher disease, but also in several other lysosomal storage disorders.

OMIM

230800

Method

Fluorometry

Price

€ 140
Price includes Plasma isolation and measurement of a control enzyme. Each additional requested test costs 150 euro extra, with a maximum of 950 euro in total.

Materials:


Plasma

  • Conditions: dry ice.
  • Specifics: 100 µl plasma from EDTA blood of the patient should be sent in clearly labeled (with name of patient and date of birth), tightly capped tubes, stored at -80°C and subsequently shipped on dry ice. Please complete the test request form and send it along with the sample.
  • TAT: 3 weeks.