Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Porphyrins, Fecal Fractionated Order Code : PORFEC
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: Fecal Coproporphyrins, Fecal Protoporphyrins, Fecal Uroporphyrins
Specimen Type: Random stool
Container Type: Stool Container
Required Volume: 5 g
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1 g
Methodology: High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Components: Coproporphyrin, Porphyrin Intrp, Protoporphyrins
Standard Run Times: Tue, Sat
Turnaround Time: 4-9 days
Special Handling: Ship specimen frozen. Freeze sample immediately after collection. Protect from light during collection, storage, and shipment. Wrap in foil ASAP to protect from light.
CPT Codes: 84126
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB2878
SHC EPIC Code: LABPORFEC
Causes For Rejection: Complete timed collections (24-72 hour). Samples stored in one gallon cans, large containers, or liquid stool.
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Hematology
Sendout Lab: ARUP Laboratories
URL: http://www.aruplab.com/guides/ug/tests/0099824.jsp