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Test Name:Porphobilinogen Deaminase, erythrocyte
Test Number:994
Collect:3.0 mL EDTA whole blood - lavender
Minimum Volume:2.0 mL
Container:LabCorp screw-capped purple frozen plastic transport tube
Processing:Transfer whole blood to a LabCorp screw-capped purple frozen plastic transport tube and freeze.
Transport/Stability:Frozen (strict)
Alternate Names:PBG
Porphobilinogen Deaminase, Erythrocyte

Performing Lab:ARUP Laboratories Inc (99550) via LabCorp (827632); R-NX
Days Set Up:Tu, Th
Expected TAT:2 - 7 days
Ref. Ranges:Adult: 2.10 - 4.30 mU/g Hb
Processing Details:
Useful for:
To confirm a diagnosis of acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) following a positive urine porphobilinogen (PBG) test. Use to evaluate disease risk in family members of an individual with a confirmed diagnosis of AIP.

CPT Codes:82657
Date Created:05/24/2019
Revised Date:05/24/2019