Acidified serum test see Ham’s test

By | يونيو 5, 2014

Normal range: Negative

Comment: Detects the paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) abnormality.  PNH has been a candidate for myeloproliferative disease occurring in 55-65% of cases of myeloid metaplasia and primary myelofibrosis. Hemosiderin in urine should also be measured. CD55:CD59 ratio is a better test for diagnosing this disease

Sample: EDTA whole blood