Porphyrin (faeces)


Test Information

Test Name

Porphyrin (faeces)

Synonyms

Faecal porphyrin screen

Preferred Specimen

Random faeces (Protect from light)

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week


Collection Information

Preparation

  • Specimen ideally collected when symptomatic

Processing Information

Registration Code

FPOR

Notes

  • Protect from light by wrapping the specimen in foil
  • Freeze specimen
  • If other faecal tests are requested, please send a separate specimen

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 HPLC

Send Away Transport

Frozen

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