Ham Test for Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
Acid hemolysis test for PNH.
To assist in diagnosing a rare condition called paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), wherein red blood cells (RBCs) undergo lysis during and after sleep with hemoglobin excreted in the urine.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.
(Method: Acidified hemolysis) No hemolysis seen.
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
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Van Leeuwen, Anne M., and Mickey Lynn. Bladh. "Ham Test for Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425119/all/Ham_Test_for_Paroxysmal_Nocturnal_Hemoglobinuria.
Van Leeuwen AMA, Bladh MLM. Ham Test for Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425119/all/Ham_Test_for_Paroxysmal_Nocturnal_Hemoglobinuria. Accessed June 9, 2023.
Van Leeuwen, A. M., & Bladh, M. L. (2017). Ham Test for Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests (7th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425119/all/Ham_Test_for_Paroxysmal_Nocturnal_Hemoglobinuria
Van Leeuwen AMA, Bladh MLM. Ham Test for Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2023 June 09]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425119/all/Ham_Test_for_Paroxysmal_Nocturnal_Hemoglobinuria.
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