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Beta-Glucosidase Enzyme Analysis
Test Information: This test provides enzymatic analysis of Beta-Glucosidase for Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis.
Test Details
Test Code: 4553
Special Notes: This test can also be performed on White Blood Cells (#4554).

Results from this test are not useful for Carrier Testing. Please note, carriers may have Beta-Glucosidase levels in the normal range.
Technical Information
Methodology: Fluorimetric
Gene Name: GBA
Protein Name: Glucosylceramidase
Test Type: Enzyme Analysis
References Values or Ranges: Normal Range:
Skin Fibroblasts: 3.0-10.0 nmol/min/mg protein
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Biochemical
Specimen Type: Skin Fibroblasts
Requirements: Send two T-25 flasks at approximately 60-80% confluence.
Shipping Conditions: Ship at ambient temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier.

Turn Around Time: 21 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 82963 x 1, 84157 x 1, 88233 x 2, 88240 x 1


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