Sample Type: Blood spot

Test name: Biopterins a.k.a. Dihydropteridine reductase, DHPR

Condition / Indication: Hyperphenylalaninaemia

Special Precautions & Notes: Please discuss request with Biochemical Genetics laboratory  (0117 4148346)

Reference Range: Reference range quoted on report provided by referral laboratory.

Container: Bloodspots on a newborn screening card

Ideal Volume (mL): 6x Spots

Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Biochemical Genetics

Turnaround Time: 28 days

Referral Location: Department of Clinical Chemistry, The Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Trust, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, B4 6NH