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Test Name:PBG deaminase, RBC
Test Number:994
Collect:7.0 mL Na Heparin whole blood - dk green
Minimum Volume:3.0 mL Na Heparin whole blood - dk green
Alternate Collect:7.0 mL EDTA whole blood - lavender
7.0 mL Li Heparin whole blood
Container:Na Heparin (dk green) or
EDTA (lavender) tube
Processing:Submit entire tube, unopened
Transport/Stability:Refrigerated - 7 days
Frozen - NO
Ambient - NO
Alternate Names:Acute Intermittent Porphyria (AIP)
AIP (Acute Intermittent Porphyria)
HMBS (Hydroxymethylbilane Synthase)
Hydroxymethylbilane Synthase (HMBS)
Uroporphyrinogen I Synthase
Performing Lab:Mayo Clinic Laboratories (PBGD_/88925); R
Days Set Up:Mo, We, Fr
Expected TAT:2 - 4 days
Ref. Ranges:≥ 7.0 nmol/L/sec
Processing Details:
Patient should abstain from alcohol for 24 hours.
Place specimen on wet ice immediately after collection
Include a list of medications patient is currently taking.
Method:Enzymatic End Point/ Spectroflurometric
CPT Codes:82657
Supply Connection:Sodium (Na) Heparin tube
Date Created:12/11/2007
Revised Date:11/14/2018