Hexosaminidase A & Total, Leukocytes
Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry
Yellow top (ACD) tube: Whole Blood
Cause for rejection:
Specimen cannot be frozen.
Sent to reference lab
Heat Inactivation, Fluorometric, Semiautomated
Place specimen on ice and deliver to lab promptly. This test can be performed on pregnant females.
For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly)
Reference range is available on patient report