Galactose 1-Phosphate Uridyltransferase

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         Test Name: Galactose 1-Phosphate Uridyltransferase
         Reference Lab: ARUP
         Test Code: 3001790
         Shipping Temp: REFRIGERATED
         Specimen Type: 7 ML WHOLE BLOOD FROM GREEN (SODIUM OR LITHIUM HEPARIN), LAVENDER (EDTA)
         TAT: 3-6 DAYS
         CPT Code: 82775
         Cost: _
         Additional Comments: _
         FDA Approved Test:  YES_    NO_    LDT_
         Medical Director/Pathologist: approved by _
         Billing Completed by_    Date_   Time_


Test Code
ARUP MISC - 3001790 - ARUP


Alias/See Also
ARUP Code: 3001790 - G1PUT
Galactosemia Screen


CPT Codes
82775

Preferred Specimen
7 mL whole blood from Green (sodium or lithium heparin), lavender (EDTA).  Collected on ICE


Minimum Volume
3.0 mL whole blood


Instructions
Collect on ICE
Submit Patient History for Galoctosemia Testing with sample.
 


Transport Temperature
Refrigerate, DO NOT FREEZE.


Specimen Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: Unacceptable 


Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Hemolyzed specimens


Methodology
Enzymatic

FDA Status
LDT

Setup Schedule
Mon, Wed, Fri


Report Available
2-5 days


Reference Range
14.7-25.4 U/g Hb
One U/g Hb is equivalent to one umol/hour/gram of hemoglobin (umol/hr/g Hb).

Note: Values for enzyme activity only may not differentiate between variant form of galactosemia or carriers. For a more accurate evaluation of patients suspected to have galactosemia, the preferred test is Galactosemia (GALT) Enzyme Activity and 9 Mutations (ARUP test code 0051175). To monitor therapy in patients with galactosemia, order Galactose-1-Phosphate in Red Blood Cells (ARUP test code 0081296).


Performing Laboratory
ARUP Laboratories, Inc.

Additional Information
ARUP Code: 3001790 - G1PUT


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.