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Test ID: ZG773

Porphobilinogen QN, Random Urine

  • CPT Code: 84110
  • LOINC:
  • Specimen Type: Random Urine, PROTECT FROM LIGHT
  • Frequency: Setup: Mon-Fri; analytic time 2 days
  • Instructions: 20 mL from a random urine collection without preservative. Send frozen in amber bottle to protect from light. Min 15ml. pH must be >5.0.
  • Text: Useful For: First-line test for establishing a tentative diagnosis for acute neuropathic porphyria including acute intermittent porphyria (AIP), hereditary coproporphyria (HCP), and variegate porphyria (VP). Ideally, specimen collection should occur during the acute phase. PBG may be normal when the patient is not exhibiting symptoms. Components: Z0710 Porphobilinogen, U; Z4606 PBG Interpretation; Z5834 PBG Reviewed by
  • Methodology: Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) Stable Isotope Dilution Analysis

 

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