PNH Screen

Description: 
To diagnose Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria (PNH)
Synonyms or keywords: 
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria PNH aplastic anaemia haemolysis intravascular hemolytic anemia eculizumab glycosyl phosphatidylinositol GPI phosphatidylinositol glycan A PIG-A
Sample type and Volume required: 
Blood in EDTA (1ml minimum)
Turnaround time: 
5 days (24 hours if notification of urgent request received)
Storage and transport: 
Ideally, send by motorcycle courier (to avoid parking problems at King’s) If not urgent, send by overnight first class post. Samples will keep at refrigerated temperatures over a weekend if necessary.
Cost: 
Please contact Business Development for pricing enquiries
Contacts:
HMDC Department at King's College Hospital
020 3299 9000 ext 32414
c/o Central Specimen Reception
Blood Sciences Laboratory
Ground Floor Bessemer Wing
King’s College Hospital
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS
Mon-Fri, 9.00am-5.30pm
For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

Print as a PDF

Last updated: 22/03/2016