Porphyrins, Quantitative, Urine

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: U/PORPH
POE DESCRIPTION: URT PORPH; U/PORPH
CPT CODE:

84120-90

TEST INFORMATION:

Test includes uroporphyrin I and III, heptacarboxyporphyrin, hexacarboxyporphyrin, pentacarboxyporphyrin, coproporphyrin I and III and porphobilinogen.

TURNAROUND TIME: 5-7 working days 
CONTAINER TYPE:

 

24-hour urine bottle, Chemistry bottle #1 (no preservative)

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: 24-hour urine
MINIMUM VOLUME: Submit entire urine collection to the laboratory.
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Refrigerate during collection. Protect specimen from light.
REFERENCE RANGE:

See Specialty Labs - Search Test Code 17198

LAST UPDATED:

12-17-2013

TEST SYNONYM(S):Coproporphyrins (Tetracarboxyporphyrin), Quantitative, Urine; Protoporphyrins, Quantitative Urine; Heptaporphyrins, Quantitative Urine; Hexaporphyrins, Quantitative Urine; Pentaporphyrins, Quantitative Urine; Urine Porphyrins, Quantitative