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TEST NAME: Porphyrins, Fractionated, with Porphobilinogen, Urine  
 
CPT CODE: 84110, 84120
NGMC CODE: PORPUR
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: 10 ml random urine, or a 10 mL aliquot from a 24 hour urine.  Wrap in foil to protect from light. Record total volume. FREEZE.
DEPT/TURNAROUND: Send Out/3-5 days
METHODOLOGY: HPLC/Ion Exchange Chromatography/Spectrophotometry
REFERENCE RANGES:
 
Uroporphyrin 0-4 Ámol/mol crt
Heptacarboxylate Porphyrin 0-2 Ámol/mol crt
Coproporphyrin 0-22 Ámol/mol crt
Porphobilinogen, Urine 0.0-8.8 Ámol/L
Porphobilinogen, Urine (24-hour) 0.0-11.0 Ámol/d
Creatinine (24-hour)  
 
Male Female
3-8 years: 140-700 mg/d
9-12 years: 300-1300 mg/d
13-17 years: 500-2300 mg/d
18-50 years: 1000-2500 mg/d
51-80 years: 800-2100 mg/d
81 years and older: 600-2000 mg/d
3-8 years: 140-700 mg/d
9-12 years: 300-1300 mg/d
13-17 years: 400-1600 mg/d
18-50 years: 700-1600 mg/d
51-80 years: 500-1400 mg/d
81 years and older: 400-1300 mg/d
 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                         


 

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