Test Catalog

Test

Code
E694
Name
PORPHOBILINOGEN (PBG) RANDOM URINE
Description

Alternative Names: WATSON-SCHWARTZ, PBRU, E694
Includes: Creatinine Urine – per volume, Porphobilinogen (PBG) Urine -per volume, Porphobilinogen Rndm Urn-ratio to CRT
Sample Type: Random Urine
Preferred Container: Amber Transport Tube
Sample Volume: 8.0 mL
Minimum Volume: 3.5 mL
Handling Instructions: Protect from light. Transfer an 8 mL aliquot from a well-mixed collection to Amber Transport Tubes
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Specimen Stability: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 4 days; Frozen: 1 month
Testing Frequency: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Expected Turn Around Time: 3-7 Days
Testing Facility: ARUP
CPT Codes: 84110
Note: Appropriate test to rule out acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) and other acute attacks of other types of porphyrias associated with neurologic and/or psychiatric symptoms.