Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 20, 2019 @ 9:13 am

93655

Porphyrin, Total

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Red Top

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 2 mL (Min:1 mL) Serum . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 2 mL (Min:1 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Protect from Light
  • Specimen Preparation: CRITICAL: Protect from light during collection, storage, and shipment. Separate serum from cells within 1 hour of collection.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Specimen not protected from light
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 4 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative Scanning Fluorometry
Performed:Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday
Reported:2-6 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84311
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 93895 - PORPHYRINS, TOTAL
  • 93896 - PORPHYRINS INTERP
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