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Pyruvate

Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:PYRUVATE
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
Special: 5mL 1M Perchloric Acid in plastic tube
Collection & Request Instructions:

 

Please refer to VCGS link below:

https://www.vcgs.org.au/order/tests/660

 

Add 5mL of whole blood to special tube above at the bedside and immediately on collection of the specimen.

(1:1 ratio of whole blood to perchloric acid is essential.)

 

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:On Ice
Send to lab immediately
Assay Frequency:Monthly
External Laboratory:Victorian Clinical Genetics Services, RC Hospital