PKU PANEL PLASMA (PKP)
: PKU, Phenylketonuria, PKP
: Phenylalanine, tyrosine, valine, leucine, iso-leucine
: Ref Ranges supplied with results
: Lavender Top (EDTA)
: Light green top PST (Lithium Heparin with gel) or Dark green top (Sodium Heparin)
: 0.2 mL plasma
: Frozen (-20C)
: Separate and freeze immediately
Reasons for Rejection
: Clotted sample. Improperly stored specimen.
: Monday - Friday
: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
: Not available STAT. Call the lab for expedited request
: This test is intended for monitoring treatment in patients with a known diagniosis of phenylketonuria or hyperphenylalaninemia.
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