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Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
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Test
G-1-P Quant (Galactose-1-Phosphate Uridyl Transferase)
CategoryClinical Biochemistry
Code
G1PQ
Test information
Used for tranfused babies instead of G1PUT.  Galactose-1-phosphate is the precusor that accumulates before the G1PUT enzyme deficiency  If high suspicion index, place baby onto a galactose/lactose restricted diet until results back For known galactosaemia patient
Pre-analytical
Must be sent to BCH within 24h collection
Reference range
see report
Special requirements
WHOLE BLOOD
Tube type
Li Hep whole blood
Green top tube
Referral lab
Depts of Blood Sciences and Metabolic Biochemistry, Birmingham Children's Hospital
Page last updated: 11 January 2022