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Test Code G6PD SC Glucose 6 Phos Dehydrogenase Screen

Clinical System Name

Glucose 6 Phos Dehydrogenase Screen

Synonyms

G6PD

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA Microtainer, Lt. Green/Lithium Heparin

Preferred Vol: 0.5 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.5 mL

 

Note:  

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Frozen specimen.

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2 - 8 C

Storage location: CPA refrigerator, FrigA rack. Store label with specimen.

 

Off-site collection:  Do not spin. Send whole blood sample refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp 8 h
  Refrigerated 1 w
  Frozen N

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M - F, day shift 1 - 3 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

Department

Department:  Chemistry

Location: Chem East

Phone Number: (206) 987-2617

Reference Range

Interpretation will accompany patient report.

Methodology

Method: Enzymatic Rate Reaction

Analytical Volume: 0.050 mL whole blood

Limitations: Analyte is unstable frozen.

CPT Codes

82960