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Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Screen

Alternate names:
G6PD Screen
Laboratory:
Haematology
Test Code:
G6PS
Specimen types:
Blood
Container types:
EDTAEDTA
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Minimum Adult Volume:
2 mL
Paediatric Minimum Volume:
0.5 mL
Notes:

The results of this assay should be interpreted with the haematological status of the individual in mind at the time of testing. 

Samples which have been determined deficient or intermediate by the screening method should be assayed by a quantitative method.  

Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
8 hours
Reference Interval:

Normal

Laboratory Use Only

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"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

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