Porphyrin (blood)


Test Information

Test Name

Porphyrin (blood)

Synonyms

Blood porphyrins; RBC porphyrins; Coproporphyrins; FEP-free erythrocyte protoporphyrin

Preferred Specimen

2x Heparin (protect from light) (Whole blood)

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week


Processing Information

Registration Code

BPOR

Notes

  • DO NOT centrifuge; whole blood required
  • Protect from light by wrapping the specimen in foil

Methodology

Interpretations

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Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Send Away Notes

All screen positive specimens will be forwarded to LabPlus for confirmation by plasma fluorescence.

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