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Test Name: Hexosaminidase A and Total Hexosaminidase, Leukocytes

Test Code(s): HEXWBC / HCHEXWBC

Test Description: Link: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Specimen/8775

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory.


Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions: This blood must be sent by overnight courier to arrive at the performing laboratory within 96 hours of draw time.  Blood may only be drawn Monday through Thursday and must be received in UWHC Core Laboratory (B4/220) by noon if drawn on Thursday.


Interpretation

Tay-Sachs Sandhoff

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