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Hexosaminidase A & Total, Leukocytes

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
HEXAL MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Yellow top (ACD) tube: Whole Blood
Collection Volume:
6mL
Cause for Rejection:
Specimen rejected: specimen >96 hours old, grossly hemolyzed. Do Not freeze specimen.
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Heat Inactivation, Fluorometric, Semiautomated
Special Instructions:
Place specimen on ice and deliver to lab promptly. This test can be performed on pregnant females. Draw specimen Monday through Thursday only and not the day before a holiday. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly)
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
2-4 days
Additional Info:
Reference range is available on patient report
CPT Code:
83080x2