Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Dihydropteridine Reductase, Dried Blood Spot

Test Name: Dihydropteridine Reductase, Dried Blood Spot
Alternate Name(s): PKU-DHPR Deficient
Laboratory: Biochemical Genetics
Specimen Type: Filter Paper with 6 mL Green (Sodium Heparinized) top Vacutainer
Collection Information: Saturate a 1.5 X 4 cm strip of a PKU-type card with whole blood (Na-Heparin)or heel prick blood; air dry thoroughly.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: As required
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
 
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Reference Range: 7-22 U/g Hb
Effective Date: 2008-06-10
Revised Date: 2019-06-24
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Storage & Shipment: Sample must be sent to lab immediately.
System Codes: 
Cerner
DHPR
 
Referred To: Biochemical Genetics Laboratory
London Health Sciences Centre
Victoria Hospital
Room B10-217
800 Commissioners Road East
London, Ontario
N6A 5W9

519-685-8500
Joanne ext. 71560
Specimen Receiving ext. 71561
Fax: 519-858-1063

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