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Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase

Source Blood
Mnemonic G6PD
Specimen Requirements

1 x 4 mL or 1 x 3 mL lavender top EDTA tube
Whole blood

Minimum Whole Blood Volumes for Microcollections

If malaria also ordered, draw 2 tubes.

Specimen Handling

Mix well. DO NOT centrifuge.

If G6PD ordered STAT, send directly from collection site to FMC Hematology.

Additional Information  
Testing Location Hematology-FMC
Testing Frequency Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Alternate Name(s) G6PD
Reference Interval