Porphobilinogen (PBG), Urine PORPHU

Method(s) Quantitative Ion Exchange Chromatography/Spectrophotometry
Specimen Required
Collect 24-hour or random urine collection. Refrigerate 24-hour specimens during collection.
Transport

8 mL aliquot from a well-mixed 24-hour collection, frozen. (Min: 3.5 mL) Protect from light.

Remarks

PROTECT FROM LIGHT

The most important aspect of specimen preservation is refrigeration during collection, storage, and transport. Record total volume and collection time interval on transport tube and test request form. PROTECT FROM LIGHT during collection, storage, and shipment.

Stability Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 4 days; Frozen: 1 month
Schedule Mon - Fri
Billing Code 5010356
CPTCode 84110
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval
 
ComponentReference Interval 
Creatinine (24-hour)Male
3-8 years: 140-700 mg/d
9-12 years: 300-1300 mg/d
13-17 years: 500-2300 mg/d
18-50 years: 1000-2500 mg/d
51-80 years: 800-2100 mg/d
81 years and older: 600-2000 mg/d
Female
3-8 years: 140-700 mg/d
9-12 years: 300-1300 mg/d
13-17 years: 400-1600 mg/d
18-50 years: 700-1600 mg/d
51-80 years: 500-1400 mg/d
81 years and older: 400-1300 mg/d
Porphobilinogen, Urine
Porphobilinogen, Urine (24-hour)
0.0-8.8 micromole/L
0.0-11.0 micromole/d
 
No Appointment Necessary
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