Fructose-1,6 bisphosphatase


Fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase deficiency


Chemical Pathology - Enzyme

Clinical indications

For the diagnosis of fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase deficiency, one of the known diseases of fuctose metabolism

Specimen requirement

1. 5 - 10 mL lithium heparin whole blood or

2. Liver biopsy

Dispatch and handling instructions

1. Send whole blood at ambient temperature to reach lab ideally within 24 hours of collection

2. Snap freeze immediately. Send sample on dry ice. Do NOT allow sample to thaw. To reach lab ideally within 24 hours

Turnaround time

1. 4 to 6 weeks

2. 4 to 6 weeks


FBP'ase, Hereditary fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase deficiency

Is it IS0 15189 accredited?

1. Yes

2. Yes