|Description||Useful for detection of hemizygous affected males. Carrier analysis is best done by molecular methods. Detection of ceramide trihexoside in urine sediment can also be used.|
|Specimen||Draw blood in either a plain, red-top tube or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 2.0 mL (minimum: 0.4 mL) of serum FROZEN in plastic vial on dry ice.|
|Reference Values||0.016 - 0.200 U/L
NOTE: Results from this assay are not useful for carrier determination. Carriers usually have levels in the normal range.
|Analytic Time||7 Days|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Thursday|