Porphobilinogen 24h Urine

Porphobilinogen 24 Hour Urine

Test Name:   Porphobilinogen 24 Hour Urine
Alternate Name (s):    
Laboratory Module:   LAB
Ordering Mnemonic:   PBG U
Specimen Type:   

24 Hour Urine

Collection Container:   24 Hour Urine Collection Container
Container Information
24 Hour Urine Container24 Hour Urine Container
Collection Information:   Protect from light by wrapping with aluminum foil.

Label the specimen inside and outside the light-protecting wrap.

Test Schedule:  

Monday thru Friday send-out

Includes: Delta Aminolevulinic Acid 24 Hour Urine and Porphobilinogen 24 Hour Urine

Also known as Porphyrin Precusors     This collection is not suitable for Porphyrin analysis.


Turnaround Time:   Routine

10 days

Stat / Urgent


Reference Interval:    
Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :   Send 50mls of a well mixed 24 hour urine sample, state the total volume of the specimen.

Freeze as soon as possible

Storage & Transport:  

Store and send Frozen

Test Referred to :    Hospitals In-Common Laboratory, Toronto


Updated: 2013.08.06  jg

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