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Laboratory Medicine

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Galactosaemia Screen

Orange Lithium Heparin

TestGalactosaemia Screen
Common AbbreviationsG1PUT
Tube typeOrange 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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York Emergency Department (A&E)

The current entrance to the Emergency Department (A&E) is closed and a new entrance at the south of the building is in operation.

Arrive at Entrance 1, the main entrance to York Hospital signposted from Wigginton Road, and park in the multi-storey car park.  A new pedestrian exit has been created at the end of the car park. Follow the green line on the floor to the emergency department. Please see our website news for more information about arrivals to A&E.