Laboratory: Clinical Biochemistry
Test Name:
PORPHOBILINOGEN DEAMINASE, ERYTHROCYTE - (B)
Test Code: MIS8
Clinical Information:
Collect specimen after a 12-14 hour fast.
Patient should be off medication, if possible, for at least 1 week and should abstain from alcohol for 24 hours.
 
Contact Clinical Biochemistry and Genetics at (204 787-1534) prior to collecting specimen.
Other name(s): Uroporphyrinogen Synthase 
Collection Devices:
Specimen Required:
Whole Blood: 7.0 mL
Referral:
Requisition:
Reference Values:
Availability:
Not routinely available. Contact Dr. Seargeant if there is a particular circumstance where this test is required.
See Also:
More Information:
Hematocrit must be provided for calculation of result.
Send specimen to HSC Cinical Biochemistry and Genetics Lab MS551.
Do not freeze specimen.  Store and send cold.
 
XPBGD
 
Specimen analysis referred to In-Common Laboratories.
Li Heparin, NO GEL 4.0 mL Tube(s) - Full Tube Collection
Manufacturer: BD (Becton Dickinson)

Catalogue #: 367884