Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: December 1, 2023 @ 10:13 am


Porphobilinogen, Urine Quantitative

  • Timed Urine in Timed Urine Container

Also Acceptable:
  • Random Urine in Sterile Specimen Container
  • 8 mL (Min:4 mL) Aliquot(s) Timed Urine . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 8 mL (Min:4 mL) Random Urine . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • 24 HR Urine Collection Preferred
  • Keep Specimen Refrigerated During Collection
  • Protect from Light
  • State Collection Time
  • State Volume
  • Protect from light. Transfer 8 mL aliquot from a well-mixed 24-hour collection to Amber Transport Tubes. Record total volume and collection time interval on transport tube and test request form.
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 4 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Quantitative Ion Exchange Chromatography/Spectrophotometry
Performed:Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84110
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
  • 93008 - CREAT, UR
  • 93009 - CREATININE
  • 93203 - PBG, URINE
  • 93204 - PBG, URINE
  • 93388 - URINE VOLUME
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