Nov 21, 2017




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Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex

Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex (HCPYDEHY) Ref Lab- Miscellaneous Lab Test

Name: Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex

Test Name: Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex

Health Link Test Code: HCPYDEHY


Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory

In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 month.

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Yellow top(with ACD-A/B anticoagulant)

Collection Instructions:

This test is intended for pediatric biochemical genetics patients only.


If questions, contact the University Hospital Referral Office at (608) 262-6388. Testing requires advanced scheduling. Date of collection and volume required will be determined by testing lab when testing is scheduled.


20 mL of control blood from an unrelated adult volunteer must be drawn at the same time and in the same way as the patient.


On the day of collection, this blood must be sent by overnight courier to arrive at the performing laboratory within 24 hours of draw time and must be received by the University Hospital laboratory before 1200 Monday through Thursday only.

Sample Analyzed: White blood cells