Galactose-1 phosphate


Galactosaemia (Gal-1-P)


Chemical Pathology - Enzyme

Clinical indications

For monitoring the effectiveness of a low galactose diet. Measurement may also aid the diagnosis of galactosaemia as red cell galactose-1-phosphate will be grossly elevated if patient is not on a galactose-free diet

Specimen requirement

2 mL lithium heparin whole blood

Dispatch and handling instructions

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

Turnaround time

4 to 6 weeks


Gal-1-P Galactosemia Galactosaemia

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