Glycogen debrancher

Also known as

glycogen debrancher

Request a test

To request this test please send sample with a request providing patient ID (three identifiers), specimen information, assay required, relevant clinical details and sender information. Before sending sample please read details on requesting and labelling by clicking on the link. Please also refer to any additional information provided for this test. Download the referral form >

Additional information

biopsies must be snap frozen IMMEDIATELY in liquid nitrogen.

Sending address

Chemical Pathology Reception
Level 1, Camelia Botnar Building
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Great Ormond Street

Laboratory service

Chemical Pathology

Sample requirements

5-8 ml Lithium Heparin whole blood received at ambient temperature within 24 hours of phlebotomy, can also be done on liver, muscle and cultured fibroblasts

Reference range

see report or contact laboratory

Turnaround time

6 weeks

Disease / group

Glycogen Storage Disease Screen, GSD III


Upon request

Call in advance?

Not required

Chemical Pathology

The Chemical Pathology Laboratory provides an extensive range of services covering both routine biochemistry and specialised analysis and interpretation.

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