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Alpha Galactosidase A

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry (referred)


EDTA (purple top)

Dedicated sample required


Turnaround Time:

6 - 8 weeks



Investigation of Fabry disease

For screening: 1 mL blood is required.

For confirmation of a positive screen: 5 mL blood is required, which must reach the referral laboratory within 72 hours.

Other Comments:

Analysed at Willink Biochemical Genetics Laboratory, Genomic Diagnostics Laboratories, Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, 6th Floor, Pod 1, St Mary's Hospital, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL


Interpretive comment provided by referral laboratory.