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G6PD SCREENING BLOOD (G6S)

Department: Hematology
Test Synonym(s): G6S, Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase
CPT Codes: 82960
Methodology: Fluorescent
Reference Range: Reported as Normal. Abnormal results reported as Intermediate or Deficient
Tube Type: Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: None
Pediatric Requirements: Lavender top microtainer: 0.1 mL
Volume: 5 mL
Minimum Volume: 0.1 mL
Temperature: Refrigerate
Stability: Refrigerated: 1 week
Reasons for Rejection: QNS
Days Performed: Monday - Friday
Times Performed: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
TAT: 1 day
Special Instructions: Whole blood EDTA only

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