GALACTOSEMIA SCREENING, BLOOD

Galactosemia is an autosomal recessive disorder caused by inability to metabolize galactose which is derived from lactose (milk sugar). The accumulation of galactose can cause feeding problems, vomiting, sepsis, diarrhoea, dehydration and hypoglycemia. Cataracts and mental retardation develop gradually.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    Give brief clinical history. Avoid sample collection for 60 days post transfusion.
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample Daily by 4 pm; Report Next day
  • Components:
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Sample Report