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6-Phosphogluconate dehydrogenase, whole blood

Fee code: 6321


Maribel Díaz Ricart


> Pathology Department

Method description

Molecular absorption spectrometry

Delivery time

10 days

Note to delivery time


Samples should arrive Monday to Thursday, never on Friday or before holidays. Indicate age, sex, reason for the request and always attach haemogram and reticulocyte count

Specimen type

Whole blood (1 tube with sodium heparin + 1 tube with EDTA)

Specimen volume

5 mL (heparina) + 5 mL (EDTA)

Specimen minimum volume

1,5 mL (heparina) + 1,5 mL (EDTA)

Collection instructions

Without effects of recent transfusion (minimum 1 month)

Preanalytic treatment


Transport conditions

At room temperature if received on the day of collection or refrigerated within 48 hours

Rejection criteria

Clotted sample, Hemolysis


Reference values

Values Units   Age  
6-Phosphogluconate dehydrogenase 6,2 - 10,20 Ul/g Hb    

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