Porphyrin / PBG, Urine (Porphobilinogen, Urine)

Includes: Uroporphyrins, Hepatacarboxylporphyrins, hexacarboxyl porphyrins, pentacarboxyl porphyrins, coproporphyrins, porphobilinogen

Container Type
Test ID LAB433
CPT Code(s) 84120; 84110
Group/Individual Test Group
Laboratory Core Referral Testing
Tube Station 30
Specimen Routine: 30 mL random urine; protect from light; See comments
Micro: 15 mL random urine
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories
Turnaround Time 5-7 days
Reference Range Normal: See separate report
Patient should abstain from alcohol for 24 hours prior to collection.
This test should be ordered along with Aminolevulinic Acid, urine  for complete Porphyria work-up. Call Referral Testing (984-974-1414) for details.

Reviewed by jcayless on December 07, 2021

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