Galactosemia is an inherited disorder caused by a deficiency of one of three enzymes responsible for the metabolism of α-D-galactose. The most common form of the disease, classic galactosemia is caused by deficiency of galactose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase (GALT).
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If not diagnosed and treated within the newborn period, it can lead to diarrhea, dehydration, jaundice, hepatic failure, hypoglycemia, cataracts, developmental retardation, and death within a few weeks. Treatment of the disease consists of withdrawal of all foods containing lactose and galactose from the diet.
GSP Neonatal GALT - the first automated GALT assay
The GSP Neonatal GALT assay is used as an aid in screening newborns for classic galactosemia caused by GALT deficiency using the GSP™ instrument.
|Product Brand Name||GSP®|
|Sample Type||Dried blood spots|