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Lab Test Dictionary

Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase, (G-6-PD), Quantitative (500)

Methodology

Ultra-Violet; Kinetic


Synonyms

G-6-pd, RBC, G6PD

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB01352

Lab Test Days

Tuesday-Saturday

Standard TAT

4-7 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

EDTA royal-blue top tube, Sodium heparin dark green-top tube, Lithium heparin green-top tube, ACD solution B yellow-top tube, Sodium heparing lead-free tan-top tube is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-Only

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 48 Hours; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Rejection Criteria

Received frozen

Test Volume Required

1 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

0.2 mL Whole Blood


CPT Codes

82955


Revised

07-08-16

Initials

SL