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Pyruvate (Pyruvic Acid), whole blood

Test Code:

BC6450

Synonym(s):

 

Specimen Container

Fluoride oxalate tube

Specimen Requirement

Whole Blood
3 mL

Specimen Storage / Transport

Place this in a biohazard specimen bag and immerse this bag in crushed ice. Send immediately to Lab. Do not centrifuge as whole blood is required for sending to SGH Lab.
** Specimen must be collected and despatched to the Laboratory from Monday to Friday, between 0800 hours to 1430 hours. Specimen is not to be collected on weekends, eve of public holidays and public holidays.

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

Average 3 days ( 2 - 4 days)

Reference Value(s)

From 0 day Fasting : 30 - 80 mmol/L
Random : 30 - 114 mmol/L

Testing Laboratory Location

SGH

Laboratory

Biochemistry

Contact Number

6394 1352

Day and Time Performed

Mon – Fri: 0800 hrs– 1700 hrs

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Additional Information

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

Pyruvate (Pyruvic Acid), whole blood BC6450
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