Fetal and neonatal hydrops screen

Combination of GAG 2D electrophoresis and fluorimetric enzyme assays in amniotic fluid supernatant. Combination of fluorimetric & radiolabelled enzyme assays and Filipin staining (for NPC) in cultured cells.
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Synonyms or keywords: 
Fetal neonatal hydrops, amniotic fluid, glycosaminoglycans (electrophoresis), ß-glucuronidase, ß-galactosidase, N-acetylgalactosamine 6-sulphatase, neuraminidase, sphingomyelinase, acid esterase, lysosomal acid lipase, α-iduronidase, β-glucosidase, filipin
Sample type and Volume required: 
Cultured cells, some assays on amniotic fluid supernatant
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Preliminary results can be reported at any stage as required
Biochemical Genetics Laboratory at Guy's Hospital
Genetics Department
Tower Wing - 5th Floor
Guy's Hospital
Great Maze Pond
London SE1 9RT

T: 020 7188 2591/2592
F: 020 71887275
E: BiochemicalGenetics@viapath.co.uk
For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 20/11/2019