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porphyrins, evaluation, whole blood
Synonyms: Coproporphyrin; Erythrocyte Porphyrin; Erythropoietic Protoporphyria (EPP); Free Erythrocyte Porphyrin (FEB); Heptacarboxyl Porphyrin; Pentacarboxyl Porphyrin; Protoporphyrin; Uroporphyrin; Hexacarboxyl Porphyrin; Congenital Erythropoietic Porphyria (CEP) 
Computer Code: (CMISC)
Specimen Collection: 5 mL blood (sodium heparin green top tube). Patient should abstain from alcohol for 24 hours prior to draw. Place immediately on wet ice. Requires genetic consent. 
Minimum Volume: 3 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Maintain Whole Blood refrigerated. Min 3 mL. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA 
Routine TAT: 7 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): varies 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 02/12/2016
Time: 13:10:40 (24hr)