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  • Total Plasma Porphyrins

Total Plasma Porphyrins

(reflexes to Porphyrin Fractionation
if Total Porphyrin is >1 mcg/dL)

Container Type
-Protected from light
Test ID LAB123
CPT Code(s) 84311, (82542, if reflexed)
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core Referral Testing
Tube Station 30
Specimen Routine: 5 mL green top tube/purple top acceptable; protected from light
Micro: 3 mL blood; protected from light
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Mayo Medical Laboratories
Turnaround Time 3-5 days
Reference Range Normal: See separate report
Sample must be processed within 1 hour of collection.

Reviewed by ivette_marrero on March 21, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514