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Test ID: PK    
Pyruvate Kinase, Erythrocytes

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Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011


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


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)

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)