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Porphyrin screen (urine)


Porphyrin screen (urine)
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Reference Range:

Not detected

Turnaround Time:

2 weeks


Porphyrin screen (urine)

Sample Requirements:

Min 5 mL. Sample MUST be protected from light. Random urine advised
(preferably early morning sample). Deliver sample to lab with blood
and faecal samples (collected on the same day) if required.

If sending from external laboratory: send on the day of collection, store refrigerated.
If not sending on day of collection, store frozen and send on next possible day.

Important Information:

Entry last modified 19.4.18

Reference Lab Description:

Porphyria Service, Medical Biochemistry, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff