PYRUVATE KINASE ASSAY HSC - (B)
Test Code: PKQ
Collect samples Monday-Wednesday only (please see lab notes). Assay only performed. Blood transfusions within the last 3 months invalidate test results.
Must be ordered by Hematologist or approved by Hematopathologist on RBC Investigation Service.
1 - EDTA 4 mL NO GEL Tube(s) - Full Tube Collection - Must be delivered to Central Services, MS551, Heath Sciences Centre, immediately after collection.
Blood: 3.0 mL
Grossly hemolyzed samples will be rejected.
Whole Blood: 3.0 mL
Must be ordered by Hematologist or approved by Hematopathologist on RBC Investigation Service prior to collection
Store and send at 4 degrees C. Do not freeze.
Sample referred to Mayo (unit code: 8659, ordering mnemonic: PK) for processing and analysis. Must be performed within 5 days of collection; therefore sample should be collected and received in the HSC Lab Monday to Wednesday only.