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Lab Test Dictionary

2,3-Dinor-11Beta-Prostaglandin F2 Alpha, Urine (23BPR)


Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS), Enzyme Colorimetric Assay


2,3 11 Beta-Prostaglandin F2 Alpha; Prostaglandin; PGD2 (prostaglandin); Mastocytosis; 23BPG; 11BPG; BPG2; 11 Beta-Prostaglandin F2 Alpha; PGF2 Alpha

Specimen Type


Performing Lab

Mayo Medical Lab

Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday and Thursday; 11 A.M.

Standard TAT

2-6 Days

Collection Information

Specimen Required

3-4 mL 24 Hour or Random Urine

Container Type

Sterile Container

Collection Instructions

No preservative preferred.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 8 Hours; Refrigerated: 14 Days (Preferred); Frozen: 30 Days

Test Volume Required

4 mL 24 Hour or Random Urine

Minimum Test Volume

3 mL 24 Hour or Random Urine

Processing Instructions

Indicate 24 hour volume in comments and on specimen. Order in Mayolink and send with Mayo courier Monday-Friday.

CPT Codes



10-09-20; 8/31/23 updated MML test code