PNH Screening

Test Information

Test Name

PNH Screening


Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria; CD59; CD157



Price Disclaimer

Many services are free for eligible patients. A minimum charge may apply. Prices listed are for unfunded, individual, requests. Please contact us for commercial testing.

Preferred Specimen

Heparin (Whole blood) & EDTA (Whole Blood)

Testing Location


Turn Around Time

2 days

Collection Information


Whakatane area Monday - Wednesday collection only. PLR area Monday - Thursday AM collection only. PLT Monday - Wednesday collection only. Waikato & other Bay of Plenty area Monday - Thursday collection.

Processing Information

Registration Code



  • DO NOT centrifuge; whole blood required
  • DO NOT share sample; dedicated tube required
  • EDTA cannot be shared with CBC

Note - HAMS test/ Acidified serum test no longer available. Recommend flow cytometry for diagnosis of PNH.

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Send Away Notes

Must reach WHL by 11am Friday

External Lab Website