G6PD Screen


Test Information

Test Name

G6PD Screen

Department

Haematology

Preferred Specimen

EDTA

Testing Location

PLW


Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes


Processing Information

Registration Code

G6PD

Group Contains

CBC;RETC;G6PD

Notes

  • If the specimen also require ESR and HbA1c, process ESR first then aliquot blood for G6PD
  • Do not Centrifuge, Hand deliver to Haematology

Site Specific Notes

- Tauranga

Send EDTA to PLW Haematology after processing CBC & RETC

- Whakatane

Send EDTA to PLW Haematology after processing CBC & RETC

- Rotorua

Send EDTA to PLW Haematology after processing CBC & RETC

- Taupo

Send EDTA to PLW Haematology after processing CBC & RETC


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

3 days

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

alan.neal@pathlab.co.nz

Send Away Notes

If abnormal result detected, add on G6PD Assay code (GPD) and sendaway to Waikato Hospital Laboratory. (Cost $535.00)