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Test ID: PBGU    
Porphobilinogen, Quantitative, Random, Urine

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Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

82068

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Conditional

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

First-line test for evaluation of a suspected acute porphyria: acute intermittent porphyria, hereditary coproporphyria, and variegate porphyria

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

The following algorithms are available in Special Instructions:

-Porphyria (Acute) Testing Algorithm

-Porphyria (Cutaneous) Testing Algorithm

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

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

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Porphobilinogen, QN, Random, U

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Acute Intermittent Porphyria (AIP)
Hereditary Coproporphyria (HCP)
PBG (Porphobilinogen)
Variegate Porphyria (VP)