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Galactosaemia Screen

Lithium Heparin

TestGalactosaemia Screen
Common AbbreviationsG1PUT
Tube type Lithium Heparin
Clinical IndicationInvestigation of galactosaemia. Common clinical history can include lethargy, poor feeding, vomiting, jaundice, failure to thrive and liver failure.
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample typeWhole blood
Minimum Volume0.5mL
Special PrecautionsResults will be invalid if the patient has recently had a transfusion
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time7 days
LaboratorySt James's University Hospital Beckett Street Leeds LS9 7TF 0113 206 5806
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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