Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Porphobilinogen, Urine Quantitative Order Code : UPBGQT
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: Acute Intermittent Porphyria, AIP, PBG
Specimen Type: 24 Hour or Random Urine
Container Type: Timed urine collection container
Required Volume: 10 mL Urine Aliquot wrapped of 24 hour urine/random urine or entire urine collection container with aluminum foil.
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 3.5 mL Urine Aliquot with foil
Methodology: Ion exchange / spectrometry
Standard Run Times: Wed-Mon
Turnaround Time: 3-6 days
Special Handling: See patient Collection Instructions for 24 hour urine collection in General Laboratory Information Section of the LabGuide. Refrigerated during collection and transport. PROTECT FROM LIGHT. Mix well, measure total volume and record. Submit Aliquot in sterile cup close lid securely. R+AH1066ecord patient name, date, test ordered, total volume and collection time interval on aliquot container label and test request form. OR Submit entire 24 hour collection container. Refrigerated.
CPT Codes: 84110
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB3802
SHC EPIC Code: LABUPBGQT
Causes For Rejection: Not protected from light.
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Hematology
Sendout Lab: ARUP Laboratories
URL: http://www.aruplab.com/guides/ug/tests/0080260.jsp