Quantitative determination of Pyruvate Kinase in blood
Haematology - Special Tests
RBC enzymes - PK assay
Red cell enzymes - PK assay
Pre-Testing Requirements: Please contact laboratory. Advanced notice must be given to allow for organisation of sample transport and notification to the laboratory at Labplus in Auckland.
Specimen Collection Protocols - Contact laboratory, normal control blood will need to be sent with patient sample
Ambient (8 - 24 degrees Celsius)
If overnight - Chilled (2 - 8 degrees Celsius)
Preferred aliquot 1 x 4.0mL EDTA whole blood, minimum aliquot - contact laboratory
Reference range = 11.8 – 21.1 EU/g Hb
Sent to Labplus, Auckland.
$751.34 (Exclusive of GST)
Referred to Labplus, Auckland
Information on patient clinical details and current blood count results must also be provided to aid with interpretation