|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: Lavender top (EDTA) 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, submit a Biochemical Genetics Request Form (Supply T439) with the specimen.
Mild reject; Gross reject
Ambient or frozen whole blood
|Whole blood||Refrigerated||4 days|