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Test ID: GAAW    
Acid Alpha-Glucosidase, Leukocytes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosis of Pompe disease

 

This test is not intended for carrier detection because of the wide range of enzymatic activities observed in carriers and non-carriers.

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct genetic test or proper submission of the test request

This test provides diagnostic testing for individuals with decreased alpha-glucosidase activity on newborn screen or clinical signs and symptoms suspicious for Pompe disease.

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

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

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Acid Alpha-Glucosidase, Leukocytes

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Acid Alpha-Glucosidase
Acid Maltase Deficiency
Alpha-Glucosidase Deficiency
Glycogen Storage Disease Type II (GSD II)
Pompe Disease