Galactose-1-phosphate

Description / indication

Measurement of the levels of galactose-1-phosphate is performed as therapy control for patients diagnosed with galactosemia type 1.

Method

In this assay, using alkaline phosphatase, galactose-1-phosphate is converted to galactose which is measured by GC-MS.

Test frequency

4 weeks

Price

€ 140

Materials:


Erythrocytes

  • Amount: 2 ml of whole blood.
  • Conditions: Room temperature.
  • Specifics: Sample must arrive at our lab within 48 hours.