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PK/HK Index, whole blood

Fee code: 6312

Physician:

Maribel Díaz Ricart

Laboratory:

> Pathology Department

Method description

Molecular absorption spectrometry

Delivery time

15 days

Note to delivery time

Requisites

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

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Transport conditions

At room temperature. If exceeds 24 hours, refrigerate 2 to 8 ° C (maximum 48 hours)

Rejection criteria

Clotted sample, Hemolysis

Results

Reference values

Values Units   Age  
PK/HK Index 7,2 - 15,6 Ul/g Hb    

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