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Sphingomyelinase (Niemann-Pick disease types A and B), leukocytes

Fee code: 16005

Method description

Fluorimetry

Delivery time

28 days

Note to delivery time

Requisites

Leukocyte preparation can be performed in our laboratory from whole blood sample. In that case please contact us previously. If preferred, frozen leukocytes on dry ice could be sent (isolated as described in Annex II). Please, enclose control leukocytes sample from an unrelated individual. Attach brief medical history.

Specimen type

Whole blood (anticoagulant: heparin)

Specimen volume

10 mL

Specimen minimum volume

10 mL

Collection instructions

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Preanalytic treatment

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Transport conditions

At room temperature

Rejection criteria

Frozen specimen

Results

Reference values

Values Units   Age  
Sphingomyelinase 8.5 - 26 nmol/17 h/mg prot.    

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Biomedical Diagnostic Center (CDB)

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