Test directory: Porphyrins, Total, Quant.

Ordering Code4975
Test NamePorphyrins, Total, Quant.
AliasTotal Porphyrins, Serum
Porphyrins, Serum
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerPlain (Red)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in Lithium Heparin (Green)
Plasma in Sodium Heparin (Green)
Plasma in 6 mL EDTA tube
Optimum Volume2 mL
Collection InstructionsProtect from light
Handling InstructionsFoil specimen to protect from light
Separate and freeze immediately
Transport RequirementsOahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityRefrigerated: 4 Days
Frozen: 30 Days
Rejection CriteriaWhole Blood, Hemolyzed, Ambient
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 8 Days
MethodologyQuantitative Fluorometry
Reference Lab ARUP Laboratories

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Porphyrins, Total, Quant.ALL0-150-15nmol/L