PK deficiency should be considered in patients with hemolysis but who lack evidence of acquired autoimmune disorder or other signs of an inherited hemolytic anemia (RBC membrane disorder or hemoglobinopathy).1
Findings suggestive of an acquired autoimmune process, red cell membrane defect, or hemoglobinopathy?
Test for PK Deficiency via enzyme assay or genetic testing
Please refer to the respective test request and specimen handling forms for each participating institution to place an order. The Test Request Form (TRF) for each participating institution contains laboratory-specific specimen requirements and shipping information.
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