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Test order codeHelp: ASMW

Test name


Acid Sphingomyelinase, Leukocytes (ASMW)

Purpose of the test


This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis



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How to order


Order URL Help: https://www.mayocliniclabs.com/order-tests/index.html

Specimen source

Peripheral (whole) blood


Biochemical Genetics
EEnzyme assay
Flow Injection Analysis-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (FIA-MS/MS)

Summary of what is tested

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Clinical utility


Establish or confirm diagnosis

Clinical validity


Not provided

Practice guidelines

  • ACMG Algorithm, 2022
    American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, Algorithm, Acid Sphingomyelinase Deficiency (ASMD): Decreased Acid Sphingomyelinase (ASM), 2022
  • ACMG ACT, 2022
    American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, Newborn Screening ACT Sheet, Decreased acid sphingomyelinase, Acid Sphingomyelinase Deficiency (ASMD), 2022
  • ACMG ACT, 2011
    American College of Medical Genetics ACT Sheet, Carrier Screening ACT Sheet Ashkenazi Jewish Genetic Disorders

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