Porphobilinogen Deaminase, Whole Blood

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:

PBG DEAM

CPT CODE:

82657-90

TURNAROUND TIME:

5-7 working days

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Patient should abstain from alcohol for 24 hours

CONTAINER TYPE:

Sodium Heparin (green top tube)

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

6.0 mL whole blood

MINIMUM VOLUME:

3.0 mL whole blood

REFERENCE RANGE:

See Quest Labs - Search Test Code 19940

LAST UPDATED:

7-10-2013