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Program:Genetics and Genomics
Test Name:Fabry Disease (G&G North UAH)
Test Code:FABRY
Alternate Test Name:Alpha-Galactosidase, leukocytes (G&G North UAH)
Performing Site: University of Alberta Hospital
Performing Dept:Newborn Metabolic Screen & Biochemical Genetics
Availability:Test performed Monday to Friday
TAT:10 days
Preferred Tube/Container:Lithium Heparin (Light Green) or Sodium Heparin (Dark Green) – No Gel
Specimen Requirements:Edmonton Zone Patients must be scheduled by 10am for blood collection at the Kaye Edmonton Clinic.

North/Central Zone Patients require a special arrangement including collection of a control sample and must phone the NMS/BG Lab (780-407-8820) in advance to discuss and schedule.
Min. Sample Required:6 mL or 3 mL (pediatric)
Specimen Processing:Do not spin.
Do not separate.
Keep sample at room temperature.
Specimen Handling:Send sample immediately at room temperature to UAH specimen receiving.
Must receive samples before noon on the same day.
Requisition/Form:Submit request using Chemistry Specialty Requisition
Please ensure all required information, including patient's clinical history/indication is complete on the requisition.
Reference Interval:
Total alpha-galactosidase   23 -58 µmol/h/g
Alpha-galactosidase A  16 – 43 µmol/h/g 
Total alpha-galactosidase/Beta-galactosidase      0.13 – 0.30
Alpha-galactosidase A/Beta-galactosidase      0.10 – 0.24
Last Updated On:Monday, December 17, 2018
Date of Last Review:Jan 2 2018 12:00AM