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Sample Requirements for
Single Disease Testing Due to Family History

Testing for only one disease is done in individuals because of family history of some lysosomal disease. This could include siblings of an affected individual or other relatives needing testing. State clearly the reason for the requested testing and relationship to the affected individual. The requirement is 4-6 ml of heparinized whole blood. Refer to our leukocyte lysosomal enzyme screen for shipping instuctions.