Porphyrins, Stool

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: PORST CLEVE

Specimen Type: Stool

Tube Type: Stool container

Collection Volume: 100 grams from a random stool specimen

Cause for rejection: -

Storage: Frozen

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Spectrophotometry

Special Instructions: 100 grams random stool in a clean air-tight container. Protect from light. Sample should be kept frozen during collection. Deliver sample to the lab ASAP after collection. If the Porphyrin result is greater than 200, a Porphyrins Fractioned Stool test will be added.

For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 8-10 days

Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report

CPT Code: 84126

Synonyms: -

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