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Test ID: G6PD    
Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G-6-PD), Quantitative, Erythrocytes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Evaluation of individuals with Coombs-negative nonspherocytic hemolytic anemia

 

Rapid testing to assess glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) enzyme capacity prior to Rasburicase therapy

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See G6PD Genotyping Algorithm for Therapeutic Drug Recommendations in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Kinetic Spectrophotometry (KS)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

G-6-PD, QN, RBC

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase
G6PD
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
Hemolytic Anemia
Nonspherocytic hemolytic anemia
Favism

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