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Pyruvate Kinase

Pyruvate Kinase is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
PK.

Common Use:
To assess for an enzyme deficiency to assist in diagnosis of hemolytic anemia.

Specimen:
Whole blood collected in yellow-top (acid-citrate-dextrose [ACD]) tube. Specimens collected in a lavender-top (EDTA) or green-top (heparin) tube also may be acceptable in some laboratories.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Enzymatic) 4.6–11.2 units/g Hgb.

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Pyruvate Kinase." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425160/all/Pyruvate_Kinase.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Pyruvate Kinase. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425160/all/Pyruvate_Kinase. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Pyruvate Kinase. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425160/all/Pyruvate_Kinase
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Pyruvate Kinase [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425160/all/Pyruvate_Kinase.
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