PORPHYRINS, URINE, 24-HOUR

Code
000.0000
Name
PORPHYRINS, URINE, 24-HOUR
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
CPT Codes
84120
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44108
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Urine, 24-hour (no preservative)

Volume

4.0 ml

Transport Info

Specimen must be light-protected (amber) tube(s)
Frozen

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

To begin collection of timed specimen, have patient urinate, noting date and exact time
Discard this first portion of urine, but document date and time of voiding on container label and test requisition as "start" of timed specimen
Save all urine voided during designated time period, including portion voided at exact end of time period
IMPORTANT: Refrigerate entire specimen (2-8°C) during and after collection to prevent bacterial growth
Document date and time of final voiding on label and requisition as "end" of timed specimen

Reference Range

See Report

Methodology

High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

Clinical Significance

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