Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase
Label Mnemonic: G6PDA
Epic Lab Code: LAB3221
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Whole Blood
Collection Medium:
Lavender top tube 3 mL (EDTA)
Alternate Collection Media:
Yellow top tube 8.5 mL (ACD solution A) or Light Green top tube (Lithium Heparin) or Green top tube 4 mL (Na Heparin) or Pink top tube 6 mL (K2-EDTA)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 3 mL whole blood
Absolute Minimum: 1.5 mL whole blood
Rejection Criteria:
Frozen or hemolyzed specimens are unacceptable.
Turn Around Time:
1-2 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
9.9-16.6 U/g Hb
Comments:
Enzyme is most stable in acid citrate dextrose (yellow ACD).
Methodology:
Quantitative Enzymatic
CPT Code:
82955