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Houston, Texas

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Baylor Genetics Laboratories
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Arginase Enzyme Analysis
Test Information: This test provides enzymatic analysis of Arginase for Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis.

Arginase is deficient in Arginase Deficiency.
Test Details
Test Code: 4535
Special Notes: The Preferred Sample Type for this assay is Red Blood Cells (#4536).

Results from this test are not useful for Carrier Testing. Please note, carriers may have Arginase levels in the normal range.
Technical Information
Methodology: Spectrophotometric
Gene Name: ARG1
Protein Name: Arginase-1
Test Type: Enzyme Analysis
References Values or Ranges: Liver: 10-95 mmol/hr/gm tissue
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Biochemical
Specimen Type: Liver
Requirements: 25 mg of Liver for Enzyme Analysis
Shipping Conditions: Liver should be flash frozen in liquid nitrogen at collection with no media added, stored at -80C, and shipped by overnight courier on 3-5 lbs of dry ice.

Turn Around Time: 22 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 82657 x 1, 84311 x 1, 84520 x 1

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