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Beta-Galactosidase Enzyme Analysis
Test Information: This test provides enzymatic analysis of Beta-Galactosidase for the confirmation of clinical diagnosis of GM1 Gangliosidosis and/or Mucopolysaccharidosis Type IVB.
Test Details
Test Code: 4548
Special Notes: The Preferred Sample Type for this assay is White Blood Cells (#4549).

Results from this test are not useful for Carrier Testing. Please note, carriers may have Beta-Galactosidase levels in the normal range.
Technical Information
Methodology: Fluorimetric
Gene Name: GLB1
Protein Name: Beta-galactosidase
Test Type: Enzyme Analysis
References Values or Ranges: Normal Range:
Skin Fibroblasts: 3.8-11.0 nmoles/min/mg protein
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Biochemical
Specimen Type: Skin Fibroblast
Requirements: Send two T25 flasks at approximately 60-80% confluence.
Shipping Conditions: Ship at room temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier. Do not heat or freeze.

Turn Around Time: 21 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 82657 x 1, 84157 x 1, 84311 x 1, 88233 x 2, 88240 x 1


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