Cholinesterase genotyping
REQUESTING AND COLLECTING

Ordering:
This test replaces the dibucaine and fluoride numbers for cholinesterase

phenotyping.

Collection:
Collect 5 mL serum (gold top) and 4 mL EDTA (purple top)
Container(s):
More than one tube type required

GENERAL INFORMATION

Test use:
For the diagnosis of the genetic cause scoline apnoea.

Reference Intervals:
See individual report or contact testing laboratory for information.

Laboratory:
Referred to: SSWPS Biochemistry (9515-8279)

Patient Results:
(02) 8382-9100
Synonyms:
Butyrylcholinesterase genotyping

Dibucaine number

Fluoride Number

Pseudocholinesterase genotyping

Lab Website:
Central Sydney Laboratory Services
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR REFERRING LABORATORIES
Handling & Transport:

Store and transprot serum and EDTA blood at 4 degrees.
This test not Medicare rebatable (may be
billable for Private non-inpatients)
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR HANDLING AT SYDPATH
SydPath Handling:
place in sendaway basket in SPRO fridge Centrifuge and separate

serum. Send EDTA whole blood and minimum 500 uL serum

refrigerated.(laboratory contact 9515-7675)

Data Entry Code:
CHG

SydPath Division:
Chemical Pathology

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Date/Time published: 30/03/2020 17:34:20
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