Alpha-Galactosidase, Serum [1629X]

Test Code
83692

CPT Codes
82657

Preferred Specimen
2 mL serum

Minimum Volume
0.2 mL

Instructions
New York Clients: Informed consent is required. Please document on the request form or electronic order that a copy is on file.
Note: Results from this assay are not useful for carrier determination. Carriers usually have levels in the normal range. Send serum frozen in a plastic vial. Do not thaw.

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial

Transport Temperature
Frozen

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 24 hours
Frozen -20°C: 14 days
Frozen -70°C: 4 months

Methodology
Fluorometric

Setup Schedule
Set up: Tues; Report available: 8-15 days

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Clinical Significance
Diagnosis of Fabry disease in males. Preferred screening test (serum) for Fabry disease.

Performing Laboratory
Mayo Clinic Laboratories
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.