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Acidified glycerol test, whole blood

Fee code: 6334


Maribel Díaz Ricart, Ana Belén Moreno Castaño


> Pathology Department

Method description

Molecular absorption spectrometry

Delivery time

7 days

Note to delivery time


Brief clinical summary and reason for the request. Samples must arrive from Monday to Thursday before 3pm. Samples arriving after 3pm or on Friday or the eve of holidays will not be processed.

Specimen type

Whole blood (anticoagulant: sodium heparin)

Specimen volume

5 mL

Specimen minimum volume

1,5 mL

Collection instructions

Without effects of recent transfusion (minimum 1 month)

Preanalytic treatment


Transport conditions

At room temperature within 4 hours of collection, or refrigerated at a maximum of 6 hours

Rejection criteria

Hemolysis, Clotted sample


Reference values

Values Units   Age  
Acidified glycerol test > 1800 seconds    

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