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PORPHOBILINOGEN, URINE QUANTITATIVE

Mnemonic

PBGQT

Synonym

PBG Urine

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Urine, random or 24-hour urine collection container

Handling

The most important aspect of specimen preservation is adequate refrigeration during collection, storage and transport. Aliquot from a well-mixed 24-hour collection. Record the total volume and collection time interval on the transport tube and test request form. PROTECT FROM LIGHT during collection, storage and shipment.

Preferred Volume

8.0 mL

Minimum Volume

3.5 mL

Transport

Frozen

Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 4 days; Frozen: 1 month

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Fri

Reported

2-5 days

Method

Ion Exchange Chromatography/Spectrometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (80260)

Reference Values

Reference Values

0.0-8.8 µmol/L
0.0-11.0 µmol/day
Creatinine: By report.

CPT Codes

84110

Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2019 12:51:02 PM


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