TAY SACHS, BIOCHEMICAL, LEUKOCYTES

Synonyms: Beta-Hexosaminidase A and Total Beta-Hexosaminidase From Leukocytes; GM2 Gangliosidosis
Computer Code: (RTYSL)
Specimen Collection: 10 mL blood (yellow top tube). Draw Mon-Thurs only. Deliver to Special Chemistry by 2 p.m.
Minimum Volume: 5 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Maintain unspun whole blood refrigerated. * Must reach LCA lab within 96 hours of draw. Draw Mon-Thurs only.
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.
Lab Code: CC REF
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA
Routine TAT: 10 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 83080
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII