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Blood Test Information

(a.k.a Suxamethonium sensitivity, Cholinesterase)

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Special instructions
A serum and an EDTA sample should be provided, so that genotyping can be performed if an abnormal phenotype is present. NB for exposure to organophosphates, red cell cholinesterase is the appropriate test.
Sent away to Southmead Hospital, Bristol

Reference range
See report or contact laboratory

Turnaround Time
21 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Investigation of suspected suxamethonium sensitivity


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