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Lysosomal Storage Disorders

Alternative Names:Fabry disease
Pompe disease
Gauchers disease
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:LYSSD
Specimen Types:Blood
Container Types:
See Under Collection Instructions
Collection & Request Instructions:

Specimen Type  :    Whole Blood on a Guthrie Card

Fill 4 blood spots, allow to air-dry 4-24hrs, store at Room Temperature

 

Guthrie cards can be collected from Chemical Pathology Registrar ( in stored in office, on shelf in box marked "Guthrie cards")

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:

Store at Room Temperature, Transport in paper envelope provided (not in plastic specimen bag)

External Laboratory:SA Pathology at Women's and Children's Hospital