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.
Submit With Order
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
4.6-11.2 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 NameLOINC
0080290Pyruvate Kinase32552-2
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Aliases
  • PK
  • Pyruvate Kinase (RBC)