Glucose-6-phosphatase, GSD type 1a


Liver glucose-6-phosphatase

Also known as

von Gierke's disease

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.

Additional information

This tests is for GSD type 1a only and is available on frozen liver

Sending address

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

Laboratory service

Chemical Pathology

Sample requirements

Liver biopsy.Biopsy must be snap frozen IMMEDIATELY in liquid nitrogen.

Reference range

see report or contact laboratory

Turnaround time

60 days

Disease / group

Glycogen Storage Disease type I


Upon request

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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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