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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodePYRU
Method

Enzymatic

External Price$66.36(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Patient should be unstressed and resting

Specimen Collection Protocols

 resources/file/biochemistry-specialist/Pyruvate.pdf

Patient SpecimenWhole blood 1 mL in special L/Pyr tube at bedside
Paediatric SpecimenWhole blood 1 mL. Special tubes separating fridge ext 80376
Sample Delivery to LabAmbient
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsRe-weigh and record weight of L/P tube with blood added but without labNo attached
Aliquot Transport to CHLAmbient or fridge
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Specialist
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0118 | x80118
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, business hours. After hours by arrangement with Pathologist
Turnaround Time3-4 weeks
Reference Interval

Non fasting Reference:

Pyruvate 30 - 165 umol/L

Lactate <1.8 mmol/L

L/P ratio <15

Additional Information

Tubes are weighed before and after blood addition. TAKE CARE not to spill any of the ACID fluid inside (IF SPILT WIPE UP AND DILUTE FLUID WITH WATER - DISCARD TUBE, WASH HANDS). Samples can be put in Paediatric/Specialist Lab fridge box.

Delphic Number Test Number3478

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