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Pyruvate kinase

Lab Section: 

Special Hematology

 

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

 

Test ID: 

LAB1087

 

Synonyms: 

PK

Methodology: 

Enzymatic

Schedule: 

Mon-Friday Days

Reported: 

3 - 5 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Microtainer samples < 0.5 mL will be QNS.
Handling: pediatric volume=Microtainer not accepted.
Unacceptable conditions: Frozen and ambient specimens.
Stability: Refrigerated: 20 days.

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: PK Deficiency is associated with hemolytic anemia.

Reference Interval: 

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

Units

0 Days - 999 Years

Any

Normal

 

Last Changed: 

8/17/2017 11:42 AM

Last Reviewed: 

8/17/2017 11:42 AM