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Test Name: Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex

Test Code(s): PYDEHY / HCPYDEHY

CPT Code(s): 82658x2, 82657, 84157

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory.

Turnaround Time: Routine: Approximately 1 month.


Specimen Requirements

Specimen: Blood

Collection Instructions: This test is intended for pediatric biochemical genetics patients only. If questions, contact Client Services Referral at (608)262-6388. Testing requires advanced scheduling.  Date of collection and volume required will be determined by testing lab when testing is scheduled.

20 mL of control blood from an unrelated adult volunteer must be drawn at the same time and in the same way as the patient.

On the day of collection,this blood must be sent by overnight courier to arrive at the performing laboratory within 24 hours of draw time and must be received by the UWHC Core Laboratory before 1200 Monday thru Thursday only.

Collection Container: Preferred: Yellow top(with ACD-A/B anticoagulant)

Collection Volume: Preferred: See collection instructions.

Sample Analyzed: White blood cells


Interpretation

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