Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Beta-Glucocerebrosidase, Leukocyte/Fibroblasts

Test Name: Beta-Glucocerebrosidase, Leukocyte/Fibroblasts
Alternate Name(s): Gaucher Disease
Laboratory: Biochemical Genetics
Specimen Type: 1. 2 x 6 mL Dark Green (Sodium Heparinized) top Vacutainer
2. Fibroblasts
Collection Information: Sample must be collected so that it will be received in lab no later than 3:00pm of collection day.

1. Send 8-10 mL whole blood immediately. Keep cold but not frozen.
Minimum volume required is 6 mL. Send to lab on ice.

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: Leukocyte:
5.0-11.3 nmol/hr/mg protein
Effective Date: 2008-06-10
Revised Date: 2019-06-24
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis:  
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Send leukocyte sample cold but not frozen to lab immediately.
System Codes: 
Cerner
BGLCCERL/Fibrobalsts-Use Req.
 
Referred To: Biochemical Genetics Laboratory
London Health Sciences Centre
Victoria Hospital
Room B10-217
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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