G-6-PD, Quant, RBC

Test ID: ZH364

CPT code: 85018, 82955
Specimen Type: 2 Lav(EDTA)
Frequency: 2 – 4 days
Instructions: 8mL(4mL in each of 2 tubes)Whole Blood from 2 Lav(EDTA)or 1grn(hep)AND 1Lav(EDTA) or 1Yel(ACD) AND 1Lav(EDTA), Refrigerated. Draw Mon-Thurs ONLY
Text: Evaluate glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency which is the most common enzymatic disorder of red blood cells in humans, affecting more than 400 million worldwide. The clinical expression of G6PD variants encompasses a spectrum of hemolytic syndromes. Affected patients may be asymptomatic, but many have episodic anemia.
Methodology: Kinetic – 340 nm

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