Porphobilinogen deaminase, erythrocyte-994

Test info

  
Porphobilinogen deaminase, erythrocyte
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
PBG
Porphobilinogen deaminase, erythrocyte
  
  • To confirm a diagnosis of acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) following a positive urine porphobilinogen (PBG) test
  • Evaluate disease risk in family members of an individual with a confirmed diagnosis of AIP

Specimen

  
EDTA whole blood
  
  
3.0 mL
  
1.0 mL
  

Immediately following collection, mix sample thoroughly by gently inverting 8 - 10 times to prevent clotting

  
  1. Transfer EDTA whole blood to a Screw-cap polypropylene frozen transport vial/tube - 4mL (LabCorp), labelled as EDTA whole blood
  2. Freeze
  

Frozen (strict)

Performance

  
ARUP Laboratories Inc (99550) via LabCorp (827632): R-NX
  
Tu, Th
  
2 - 7 days
  

Enzymatic/Fluorometry

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

Adult: 2.10 - 4.30 mU/g Hb

Billing

  
82657
  
Result 49228-0

Tracking

  
05/24/2019
  
12/29/2019
  
05/18/2020