Pyruvate Kinase
0080290
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
PK
Methodology
Quantitative Enzymatic
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-2 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA). Also acceptable: Green (sodium heparin) or yellow (ACD Solution A or B).  
Specimen Preparation
Do not freeze. Transport 1 mL whole blood.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 20 days; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
9.0-22.0 U/g Hb
Interpretive Data
Note
Patients who have recently received transfusions have normal donor cells that may mask PK deficient erythrocytes.
CPT Code(s)
84220
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0080290Pyruvate Kinase
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Cross References
  • PK
  • Pyruvate Kinase (RBC)