Pyruvate Kinase

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Synonym/Acronym:
PK.

Rationale
To assess for an enzyme deficiency to assist in diagnosis of hemolytic anemia.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

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

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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