|Values are valid only on day of printing.|
All porphyrin tests on whole blood can be performed on 1 draw tube.
Preferred: Green top (sodium heparin)
Acceptable: Dark blue top (metal free heparin) or green top (lithium heparin)
Specimen Volume: Full tube
1. Patient should abstain from alcohol for 24 hours.
2. Immediately place specimen on wet ice.
Additional Information: Include a list of medications the patient is currently taking.
1. New York Clients-Informed consent is required. Please document on the request form or electronic order that a copy is on file. An Informed Consent for Genetic Testing (Supply T576) is available in Special Instructions.
2. If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send 1 of the following forms with the specimen:
Biochemical Genetics Request Form (Supply T439)
Neurology Test Request Form (T732) (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/media/customer-service/forms/neurology-request-form.pdf)
Mild reject; Gross reject
|Whole blood||Refrigerated||7 days|