Days Set Up
Thursday, 9:00am
Analytic Time

2 hours

MiChart Code
Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase
Soft Order Code
G6PD

Test Updated:

Synonyms

G6PD, Qualitative
Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Screen
RBC Enzyme Screen, G-6-PD
G6PD QUALITATIVE
G6PD

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Trinity Biotech Qualitative Screening Kit-using long wave UV light

Test Usage

Check for G-6-PD deficiency in patients with unexplained episodes of hemolysis. Screen certain ethnic groups who may be given drugs that would produce hemolytic crises.

Reference Range

Normal by fluorescent screen

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect specimen in a Green top sodium heparin, lavender top EDTA or yellow top ACD A or B tube or Microtainer® tube. Send to the laboratory.

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in a Green top sodium heparin, lavender top EDTA or yellow top ACD A or B tube or Microtainer® tube. Refrigerate at 2-8 C and send intact specimen within 3 days. Do not freeze.

ACD Solution A
Normal Volume
3 mL whole blood
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL whole blood

Billing Information

CPT Code
82960
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
2356-4

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As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.