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G6PD Screen

About This Test

Department: Haematology


EDTA (purple top)


Turnaround Time:

Provisional screen - 48 hours

Confirmatory result - 72 hours (Mon-Fri)

Screening test available 24/7

Confirmatory test performed for deficient patients (Mon-Fri)

Please discuss urgent requests with the laboratory

Other Comments:

Reference range:    5.97 - 17.4 IU / gHb

**Please note change of reference range**

Note G6PD testing can be added to a previous EDTA sample within 5 days of venepuncture, depending on sample availability.