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Lab Test Dictionary

Globotriaosylsphingosine, Blood (LGBWB)

Methodology

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)


Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Tuesday

Standard TAT

2-9 days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Lavender EDTA

Collection Instructions

Green top (sodium heparin, lithium heparin) and yellow top (ACD B) also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 48 Hours; Refrigerated: 72 Hours (preferred); Frozen: Unacceptable

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; Gross lipemia; Gross icterus

Test Volume Required

1 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

0.25 mL Whole Blood

Processing Instructions

Include Mayo Biochemical Genetics Patient Information form.


Comments

Not genetic


CPT Codes

82542


Revised

01/29/2023

Initials

DM