Workup of cases of nonspherocytic hemolytic anemia, for a family workup to determine inheritance pattern (PK deficiency is autosomal recessive), and for genetic counseling.
6.7 - 14.3 U/g hemoglobin
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
2 - 5 days
- Pyruvate Kinase (PK), Erythrocytes
Collect specimen in a yellow top (ACD) solution B tube. Send 4.0 mL (minimum 1 mL) of intact whole blood. Refrigerate. Do not transfer blood to other containers.
Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.