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Glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase

Lab Section: 

Special Hematology

 

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

 

Test ID: 

LAB571

 

Synonyms: 

G6PD

Methodology: 

Ultra-violet • Kinetic

Schedule: 

Monday-Friday Days

Reported: 

1-8 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 0.5(microtainer) mL.
Please note: Will determine hemoglobin level. CBCNO is added in absence of CBCWD/CBCNO.
Transport: 3.0 mL whole blood refrigerated.
Unacceptable conditions: Frozen
Stability: Ambient: 8 hours. Refrigerated: 1 week.

 

Reference Interval: 

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

Units

0 Days - 999 Years

Any

>2

 

CPT Code(s): 

82955

Last Changed: 

8/17/2017 11:29 AM

Last Reviewed: 

8/17/2017 11:29 AM