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Test ID: METR    
Methemoglobin Reductase, Blood

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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

Confirming cases of heterozygous or homozygous methemoglobin reductase deficiency


Genetic studies in families with methemoglobin reductase deficiency

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

Methemoglobin Reductase, B

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

Cytochrome B5 Reductase
Ferrihemoglobin Reductase
Methemoglobin Diaphorase (Methemoglobin Reductase)