Purine Nucleoside Phosphorylase

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Purine Nucleo Phos
Synonyms:PNP; Purine Nucloside Phosphorylase Deficiency
Methodology:Enzymatic analysis
CPT Codes: 82489 x1, 82658 x1, 83026 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur before 1300; results are reported within 3 weeks.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:5 mL adults
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL children less than 2 years of age
Container:Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Whole blood; do not process. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on wet ice in an insulated container. Must arrive within 48 hours.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Baylor College of Medicine)
Referral Lab number:4592


Reference Range:4.5-20.9 umol/min/gm Hb
Use:Deficiency results in a severe form of combined immune deficiency.

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