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Acid Alpha-Glucosidase, Leukocytes

Important Note

Caution: These tests have very similar names, be certain the correct test is selected.

Acid Alpha-GLUcosidase, Leukocytes

Alpha-GALACTosidase, Leukocytes

Galactose-a-1,3-galactose IgE

Shipping Instructions

For optimal isolation of leukocytes, it is recommended the specimen arrive refrigerate within 96 hours of collection to be stabilized. Collect specimen Monday through Thursday only and not the day before a holiday. Specimen should be collected and packaged as close to shipping time as possible.

Specimen Required


Preferred: Yellow top (ACD solution B)

Acceptable: Yellow top (ACD solution A) or lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 6 mL

Collection Instructions: Send specimen in original tube. Do not transfer blood to other containers.


1. New York Clients-Informed consent is required. Document on the request form or electronic order that a copy is on file. The following documents are available in Special Instructions:

-Informed Consent for Genetic Testing (T576)

-Informed Consent for Genetic Testing-Spanish (T826)

2. Biochemical Genetics Patient Information (T602) in Special Instructions

Specimen Type

Whole Blood ACD

Specimen Minimum Volume

2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Whole Blood ACD Refrigerated (preferred) 4 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values

≥1.50 nmol/hour/mg protein

An interpretive report is provided.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Specimens are processed Monday through Sunday.

Assay is performed: Varies

Analytic Time

5 days

Specimen Retention Time

WBC homogenate; 1 month

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
GAAW Acid Alpha-Glucosidase, Leukocytes 24051-5


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
606267 Acid Alpha-Glucosidase, Leukocytes 24051-5
606268 Interpretation 59462-2
606269 Reviewed By 18771-6