Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD), Quantitative
Collect lavender EDTA, minimum 1 mL whole blood, send room temp or refrigerated.
Room temp: 48 hours, Refrigerated: 7 days, Frozen: Unacceptable
2 days, Performed Tuesday-Friday, Sunday
Evaluate G6PD deficiency; determine the cause of drug-induced hemolysis or hemolysis secondary to acute bacterial or viral infection or metabolic disorder such as acidosis