Urine Porphyrin Screen

NameUrine Porphyrin Screen
Tube TypeUrine – Plain White Top Universal
Reporting UnitsUrine Total Porphyrins: nmol/L
Urine Porphyrin:Creatinine Ratio: nmol/mmol
Reference RangeUrine Total Porphyrins: 20 – 320
Urine Porphyrin:Creatinine Ratio: 0 – 34
Analytical RangeN/A
AvailabilityNDDH (24/7)
Target turnaround time2 hours
Special requirements & notesProtect from sunlight
Prefer to take sample when symptoms are occurring
Patient preparationN/A
Volume required5 ml
If delayed transport to lab, store:Send immediately – notify laboratory
Factors affecting result interpretation
Time limit for add on testN/A
Pathology disciplineBiochemistry
‘Lab Tests Online’ linkLink 1 – Test Information
Link 2 – Condition
Useful linkshttp://www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.uk/useful-resources-and-references
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Last updated: July 23, 2019