Test Catalog

Test ID: G6PD    
Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G-6-PD), Quantitative, Erythrocytes

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

Evaluation of individuals with Coombs-negative nonspherocytic hemolytic anemia

 

Rapid testing to assess glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) enzyme capacity prior to Rasburicase therapy

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

The following algorithms are available in Special Instructions:

-G6PD Genotyping Algorithm for Therapeutic Drug Recommendation

-Newborn Screen Follow-up for Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G-6-PD) Deficiency

 

For more information, see Newborn Screening Act Sheet Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

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

G-6-PD, QN, RBC

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

Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase
G6PD
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
Hemolytic Anemia
Nonspherocytic hemolytic anemia
Favism