Description / indication
Measurement of the levels of galactose-1-phosphate is performed as therapy control for patients diagnosed with galactosemia type 1.
In this assay, using alkaline phosphatase, galactose-1-phosphate is converted to galactose which is measured by GC-MS.
- Amount: 2 ml of whole blood.
- Conditions: Room temperature.
- Specifics: Sample must arrive at our lab within 48 hours.