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Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Screen, RBC, quantitative

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code G6PD
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method End point UV Spectrophotometry
Container type Lavender top
Amount to Collect 4 mL blood
Sample type EDTA whole blood
Preferred volume 4 mL blood
Min. Volume 0.5 mL blood
Processing notes Refrigerate sample. Do not centrifuge. Order Quest # 23572P. Ship refrigerated.
Units U/g Hgb
Normal range 4.6-13.5 U/g Hgb
Synonyms G-6-PDH; G6PD; G6PDH; red cell enzymes
Turn around times Test performed Tuesday-Saturday. Turnaround time: 2-5 days.
Additional information To convert U/g Hgb to MU/mol Hgb (SI units) multiply by 0.0645.
LOINC code 2356-4
Last Updated 10/2/2010 11:51:54 AM
Entry Number 407

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