Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 6 days

MiChart Code
Pbg Deaminase, RBCs
Soft Order Code
PBG

Test Updated:

Synonyms

PBG
Porphobilinogen, QN, Random, U

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) Stable Isotope Dilution Analysis

Test Usage

Biochemical diagnosis of acute, neurologic porphyrias, including actute intermittent porphyria (AIP), hereditary coproporphyria (HCP), and variegate porphyria (VP).

Reference Range
 

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions

Collect random urine specimen. Freeze. Protect specimen from light.

Normal Volume
20 mL urine
Minimum Volume
15 mL urine

Billing Information

CPT Code
84110
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
13797-6

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.