* A.k.a. GA 2, Glutaric acidemia type II, GA II, Multiple Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency (MADD), electron-transfer flavoprotein/electron-transfer flavoprotein:ubiquinone oxidoreductase (ETF/ETF:QO) deficiency.
Monday - Friday, 0800 - 1700.
2 - 3 months (depending on growth rate of cultured cells).
Two T-25 flasks of confluent fibroblasts, with plug-seal caps, completely
filled with media. Fibroblasts must be mycoplasma-free.
NOTE: An additional fee of $460 will be charged for skin specimens that have not
been cultured into confluent fibroblasts before shipment.
Send flasks in a Styrofoam box at room temperature. Please include passage number (if known) and any relevant information about the patient.
Interpretive Reference Range:
Quantitative and qualitative analysis compared to control.
Diagnosis of glutaric acidemia type 2 (GA 2), Multiple Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency (MADD).
CO2 release assay.
Please note that mutation analysis for GA 2 is performed by the UCD DNA Diagnostic Laboratory.