Enzyme End point/Spectrofluorometric
PBG Deaminase; RBC Porphobilinogen; Acute Intermittent Porphyria (AIP); HMBS (Hydroxymethylbilane Synthase); Uroporphyrinogen I Synthase
Mayo Medical Lab
Other Reference Test
Monday, Wednesday and Friday; A.M.
3-6 mL Whole Blood
Dark Green (Sodium Heparin)
Whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube is also acceptable. Patient should abstain from alcohol for 24 hours prior to collection. Immediately place specimen on WET ICE after collection.
Room Temp: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: Unacceptable
6 mL Whole Blood
3 mL Whole Blood