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Whole blood must be spotted on the filter paper card prior to sending sample. Allow filter paper to dry thoroughly before placing in zip lock bag for shipment.
2 - 3 mL (unhemolyzed)
Dried blood spot collected from a finger stick or from whole blood collected in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube spotted onto Integrated Genetics-supplied and validated filter paper card. Fill 6 circles completely with blood.
Refrigerate after collection. Transport to the testing laboratory using cool packs. Do not allow the sample to freeze. Time-sensitive; specimens must be received within four days of collection; please collect/ship Monday-Thursday only.
Determination of enzymatic activity with 4-Methylumbelliferyl a-D-Glucopyranoside.