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Program:Genetics and Genomics
Test Name:Gaucher Disease (G&G North UAH)
Test Code:GAUCH
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 is provided on the requisition.
Reference Interval:
Beta-glucosidase  9 - 20 µmol/h/g 
Beta-glucosidase/Beta-galactosidase     0.06 – 0.15
Last Updated On:Monday, March 5, 2018
Date of Last Review:Jan 2 2018 12:00AM