Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase

Sample type: Whole Blood

Test name: Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase a.k.a. G6PD

Condition / Indication: Determination of G6PD deficiency

Special precautions & notes: Qualitative Method. Samples for quantitative testig are sent to Referral Laboratory

Reference range: Normal, Intermediate or Deficient

Container: EDTA (Lavender top)

Ideal volume (mL): 4 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes

Discipline: Haematology

Turnaround time: 5 working days, 10 working days if sent to referral laboratory for quantitative testing

Referral location: Bristol Royal Infirmary