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

Fee code: 16241

Method description


Delivery time

28 days

Note to delivery time


Samples should not be frozen. IBC laboratory must receive the samples within 24 hours after collection.

Specimen type

Chorionic villi

Specimen volume

30 mg

Specimen minimum volume

20 mg

Collection instructions

Carefully separate the maternal decidua and submerge the biopsy in sterile culture medium

Preanalytic treatment


Transport conditions

At room temperature

Rejection criteria

Frozen specimen, Contaminated specimen


Reference values

Values Units   Age  
Sphingomyelinase in cultured chorionic villi 12 - 48 nmol/h/mg prot.    

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