P50

 

Our P50 service serves many laboratories in the West Midlands and around the country.

 

 

 

 

Test:

 P50  Analysis

Laboratory

HAEMATOLOGY

Specimen Type:

EDTA

Storage:

ROOM TEMPERATURE

Posting Details:

First Class. Please contact Dr Marwah to arrange investigation on 021 507 4577

Posting Address:

Haematology Department

City Hospital

Birmingham

B18 7QH

Clinical Use:

In conjunction with erythropoietin levels, for the diagnosis of secondary polycythaemia caused by oxygen high affinity haemoglobin.

Advantages:

Demonstrate the presence of high affinity haemoglobin that is not shown by HPLC.

Special Details:

Please send a control specimen taken from a healthy subject at the same time as the patient.

Turnaround:

Two working days

Cost

127.50

External QA Scheme:

Non available

CPA Accredited Lab/Test:

Yes

Website:

www.cityassays.org.uk

Key Contact:

 Dr S Marwah 0121 507 4577

email: sukhjinder.marwah@swbh.nhs.uk

Head of Department:

Dr C Wright 0121 507 5929

email: Christine.wright@swbh.nhs.uk