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Paediatric Laboratory Medicine

Galactosemia Screen (GAL-I-PUT screen)

Clinical Significance

Qualitative assessment

Test Name

Galactosemia Screen (GAL-I-PUT screen)

Test Code

YGALS

Division

Metabolic Diseases

Turn Around Time

Done weekly

Specimen Type

Heparinized whole blood

Minimum Specimen Requirements

50 µL

Storage/Transportation

Send cold, NOT frozen

Special Requirements

Patient must have not  been transfusioned in previous 3 months

Shipping and Contact Information

The Hospital for Sick Children
Rapid Response Laboratory
170 Elizabeth Street, Room 3642
Toronto, ON
M5G 2G3
Canada
Phone: 416-813-7200
Phone: 1-855-381-3212