Laboratory: Clinical Biochemistry  (METABOLIC)
Test Name:
PORPHYRINS EVALUATION - (B)
Test Code: MISC
Clinical Information:
Test is referred to Mayo Medical Laboratories for analysis.
Patient should abstain from alcohol for 24 hours prior to collection.
Include a list of medications the patient is currently taking.
 
Collection Devices:
Immediately place specimen on wet ice and transport to lab without delay.
Specimen Required: full tube, whole blood.  Do NOT centrifuge samples.
Referral:
Requisition:
Reference Values:
A report will be sent to physician.
Availability:
Within 3 or 4 Days
See Also:
More Information:
Specimen Handling: Store and ship whole blood samples with ice packs or dry ice to Mayo Medical Laboratories.  Include list of medications patient is currently taking.  Mayo Test ID:  PEE