Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Screen
RBC Enzyme Screen, G-6-PD
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Trinity Biotech Qualitative Screening Kit-using long wave UV light
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.
Normal by fluorescent screen
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
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.
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.