Ordering Recommendation

Preferred test to detect glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) variants in females or any individual with reduced G6PD enzyme activity.

Mnemonic

G6PD NGS

Methodology

Massively Parallel Sequencing

Performed

Varies

Reported

3 weeks

New York DOH Approval Status

Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Lavender or Pink (EDTA) or Yellow (ACD Solution A or B).

Specimen Preparation

Transport 3 mL whole blood. (Min: 2 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Serum or plasma; grossly hemolyzed or frozen specimens; saliva, buccal brush, or swab; FFPE tissue.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data

Refer to report.

Compliance Category

Note

Gene Tested: G6PD (NM_001042351)

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

81249

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3004458 Spcm G6PD 66746-9
3004459 G6PD Interp 21680-4
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Aliases

  • G6PD Deficiency
  • Hemolytic anemia G6PD sequencing
  • Hyperbilirubinemia G6PD sequencing
  • RBC G6PD sequencing
Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency (G6PD) Sequencing