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Test ID: FUCW    
Alpha-Fucosidase, Leukocytes

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

Detection of fucosidosis

 

This test is not useful for establishing carrier status for fucosidosis.

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

Fucosidosis is an autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disorder caused by reduced or absent alpha-L-fucosidase enzyme activity.

 

Determining enzymatic activity is the next step of the diagnostic workup for an individual clinically suspicious for an oligosaccharidosis and with a positive screening result suggestive of fucosidosis.

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

Fluorometric

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

Alpha-Fucosidase, Leukocytes

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

Alpha-L-Fucosidase
Fucosidase
Fucosidase, Alpha
Fucosidosis