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Houston, Texas

Genetic Laboratory
Baylor Genetics Laboratories
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Tay-Sachs Disease Carrier Testing (WBC)
Test Information: This test provides enzymatic analysis of Hexosaminidase A and B for the screening of Tay Sachs carriers.
Test Details
Test Code: 4620
Technical Information
Methodology: Fluorimetric
Gene Name: HEXA, HEXB
Protein Name: Beta-hexosaminidase subunit alpha, Beta-hexosaminidase subunit beta
Test Type: Enzyme Analysis
References Values or Ranges: See report for details.
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Biochemical
Specimen Type: White Blood Cells (WBC)
Requirements: Draw blood in an ACD (yellow-top) tube(s) and send 7-10 cc (Adults/Children) and 3-5 cc (Infant<2yrs).
Shipping Conditions: Ship at room temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier to arrive within 36 hours of collection. Do not heat or freeze.

Turn Around Time: 7 - 10 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 83080 x 2

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