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tay sachs, biochemical, serum
Synonyms: Beta-Hexosaminidase A and Total Beta-Hexosaminidase From Serum; GM2 Gangliosidosis 
Computer Code: (RTYSC)
Specimen Collection: 7 mL blood (red top tube). Deliver to Special Chemistry immediately.
Should not be used for Pregnant women or women taking birth control pills. 
Minimum Volume: 3 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, freeze. Serum must be removed from cells within 30 minutes. Min 1 mL serum. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA 
Routine TAT: 7 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 83080 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/25/2014
Time: 18:54:01 (24hr)