Test Catalog

Test ID: EEEVP    
Red Blood Cell (RBC) Enzyme Evaluation

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

This is a consultative evaluation in which the case will be evaluated at Mayo Clinic Laboratories, the appropriate tests performed at an additional charge, and the results interpreted.

Note: RBCE / Reflexed RBC Enzymes, Blood includes: adenylate kinase, phosphofructokinase, phosphoglycerate kinase, triosephosphate isomerase, and pyrimidine 5'nucleotidase.

 

See Benign Hematology Evaluation Comparison in Special Instructions.

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Whole Blood ACD-B

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Container/Tube: Yellow top (ACD solution B)

Specimen Volume: 12 mL

Collection Instructions: Do not transfer blood to other containers.

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

Forms

1. Metabolic Hematology Patient Information (T810) is available in Special Instructions

2. If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Benign Hematology Test Request Form (T755) with the specimen.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

5 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

 

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
Whole Blood ACD-BRefrigerated8 days