Test Details

Mnemonic

G6PD

Ordering Code

1004700

CPT-4 Code(s)

82955

Specimen Information

Collect

Lavender EDTA
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Specimen Preparation

Send 5.0 mL whole blood refrigerated in original collection tube.
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Alternate Specimen

Whole blood: ACD or Sodium heparin are acceptable if sent with a Hgb value
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Minimum Volume

1.0 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Stability

Lavender, ACD:
Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Unacceptable

Heparin:
Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 2 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
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Methodology

Enzymatic
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Reference Range

8.0 - 19.7 µg/g Hgb
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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