Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Tripeptidyl Peptidase 1, Dried Blood Spot/Fibroblast

Test Name: Tripeptidyl Peptidase 1, Dried Blood Spot/Fibroblast
Alternate Name(s): CLN2 Peptidase
LINCL
Batten Disease
Laboratory: Biochemical Genetics
Specimen Type: 1. Blood dot on PKU-type card

2. Fibroblast
Collection Information: 1. Saturate each circle completely (blood dot should be visible on both front and back of card) with a single application; air dry thoroughly.

2. Collect fibroblasts and send in a sterile container.
Requisition: 1. GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION

2. REGIONAL CYTOGENETICS REQUISITION
Test Schedule: As required
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
 
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: Dried Blood Spot:
2.6-7.8 nmol/24 hr/3 mm disc

Fibroblast:
47-114 nmol/hr/mg protein
Effective Date: 2008-06-10
Revised Date: 2013-04-10
Critical Value:  
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Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis:  
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
Blood Spot: TPPI/Fibro Use Req
 
Referred To: Biochemical Genetics Laboratory
London Health Sciences Centre
Victoria Hospital Westminster Tower
Room E3-219
800 Commissioners Road East
London, Ontario
N6A 5W9

519-685-8500
Joanne ext. 71560
Specimen Receiving ext. 71561
Fax: 519-858-1063

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