Multiple enzyme screen (Cherry red spot)


Cherry red spot screen


Chemical Pathology - Enzyme

Clinical indications

For diagnosis of a potential lysosomal disorder where the patient has a cherry red spot on the macula. Multiple enzymes are analysed in this grouped enzyme screen

Specimen requirement

5 - 10 mL lithium heparin whole blood

Dispatch and handling instructions

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

Turnaround time

4 to 6 weeks


Cherry red spot screen

Is it IS0 15189 accredited?