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Test ID: METR1    
Cytochrome b5 Reductase Enzyme Activity, Blood

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

Evaluation of patients with cyanosis

 

Confirming cases of suspected cytochrome b5 reductase (methemoglobin reductase) deficiency

 

Functional studies in families with cytochrome b5 reductase deficiency

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

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

Cytochrome b5 Reductase, B

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

Cytochrome b5 Reductase
Diaphorase
Ferrihemoglobin Reductase
Methemoglobin Reductase
Methemoglobin Diaphorase (Methemoglobin Reductase)