Test Catalog

Test

Code
E284
Name
BETA-GLUCOSIDASE, LEUKOCYTES
Notes
Description

Also known as: LEUKOCYTES, BETA-GLUCOSIDASE, LEUKOCYTES, BETAG, ACID BETA-GLUCOSIDASE, BETA-GLUCOSIDASE, GAUCHER’S DISEASE, GBA DEFICIENCY, GD 1, GLUCOCEREBROSIDASE, GLUCOCEREBROSIDASE DEFICIENCY, GLUCOSIDASE, BETA, BETAG, E283
Orderable Code: E283
Test Contains (LOINC): Beta-Glucosidase, Leukocytes (32540-7), 35637 Interpretation (BGL) (59462-2), 35638 Reviewed By (18771-6)
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Sample Type: Whole Blood ACD
Preferred Container: ACD solution B (Yellow Top) tube
Alternate Container: ACD solution A (Yellow Top) tube
Sample Volume: 6.0 mL
Handling Instructions
Do not transfer blood to other containers
Client Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated (preferred): 4 Days, Ambient: 2 Days
Unsuitable Specimen: Gross hemolysis
TESTING
Frequency: Specimens are processed Monday through Sunday. Assay is performed: Varies
Expected Turn Around: 16 Days
Responsible Dept: Reference Lab
Referral Lab: Mayo
Referral Lab Code: BGL
CPT: 82657
Methodology: Fluorometric
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Notes: PLEASE SEE REPLACEMENT TEST E284
For optimal isolation of leukocytes, it is recommended the specimen arrive refrigerated within 96 hours of draw to be stabilized. Draw specimen Monday through Thursday only and not the day before a holiday. Specimen should be drawn and packaged as close to shipping time as possible