Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase G6PD

Method(s) Quantitative Enzymatic
Specimen Required
Collect One 10 mL yellow (ACD Solution A), green (sodium or lithium heparin), lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA) top tube.
Transport

3 mL whole blood refrigerated. (Min: 1.5 mL)

Remarks Enzyme most stable in Acid Citrate Dextrose solutions (ACD). DO NOT FREEZE.
Stability Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable
Unacceptable Conditions

Hemolyzed specimens

Schedule Daily
Billing Code 5010032
CPTCode 82955
Notes Patients who have recently received transfusions have normal donor cells that may mask G-6-PD deficient erythrocytes.
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

9.9 - 16.6 U/g Hb

 

No Appointment Necessary
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