Sample type and Volume required:
Minimum 1 ml EDTA blood. FBC and reticulocyte count must be performed and results sent with samples. If more than one enzyme assay is required then > 1.0 ml of blood will be required.
Special sample instructions:
Blood transfusion within the last four months will affect results. Any red cell transfusion given must be declared on the request form.
Raised reticulocyte levels and/or raised Wbc levels may affect assay.
Storage and transport:
Samples can be sent first class post. Samples must be received in the laboratory within 3 days of collection. If there is a delay in sending store at 4°C and send a normal sample collected on the same day to act as a travel control.
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Time limit for extra tests:
Depends on tests required. Contact laboratory for further details.