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Test ID: PKC    
Pyruvate Kinase Enzyme Activity, Blood

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Evaluation of nonspherocytic hemolytic anemia

 

Evaluation of neonatal anemia or jaundice

 

Evaluation of unexplained non-infectious hepatic failure

 

Evaluation of unexplained iron overload

 

Evaluation of unusually severe hemoglobin S trait

 

Evaluation of unusually severe glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency

 

Investigating families with pyruvate kinase deficiency to determine inheritance pattern and for genetic counseling

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Only available as part of a profile. For more information see:

HAEV1 / Hemolytic Anemia Evaluation, Blood

EEEV1 / Red Blood Cell (RBC) Enzyme Evaluation, Blood

 

Kinetic Spectrophotometry (KS)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

PK Enzyme Activity, B

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Chronic nonspherocytic hemolytic anemia
CNSHA
PK (Pyruvate Kinase)
Pyruvate Kinase (RBC)