Galactose -1-phosphate uridyl-transferase


Galactosaemia (Gal-1-PUT)


Chemical Pathology - Enzyme

Clinical indications

For diagnosis of classical galactosaemia (a disorder of carbohydrate metabolism characterised by the inability to metabolise galactose due to a deficiency of galactose-1-phosphate uridyl transferase)

Specimen requirement

2 mL lithium heparin whole blood. No transfusion within the prior 6 weeks

Dispatch and handling instructions

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

Turnaround time

2 to 4 weeks


Gal-1-PUT Galactosemia Galactosaemia

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