PK - Overview: Pyruvate Kinase, Erythrocytes

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Test ID: PK    
Pyruvate Kinase, Erythrocytes

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

Work-up of cases of nonspherocytic hemolytic anemia

 

Investigating families with pyruvate kinase deficiency to determine inheritance pattern and for genetic counseling

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

Pyruvate Kinase, RBC

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

PK (Pyruvate Kinase)
Pyruvate Kinase (RBC)

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