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Glucose 6 - phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) screen

EDTA

TestGlucose 6 - phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) screen
Common AbbreviationsG6PD
ProfileG6PD
Clinical IndicationAll postivie malaria screens have a G6PD screen performed .Other clinical indication pre oxiidant drug administration and unexplained cases of prolonged jaundice or haemolysis
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample TypeEDTA
Minimum Volume1 x 3 mL (adult) 1 x 0.5 mL (paed) (can be shared with a FBC sample)
Special Precautions
Stability7 days
Turnaround Time24 hrs (urgent) 48 hours (routine)
Laboratory
Reference Interval
Limitations
Additional Information
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