Sample type: Whole Blood
Test name: Porphyrin Enzyme/DNA analysis
Condition / Indication: Rarely indicated test
Special precautions & notes: Please discuss request with laboratory. Once collected, protect sample from light at all times (wrap in foil, place in thick brown envelope), and send immediately.
Reference range: Rarely indicated test. Reference range quoted on report provided by referral laboratory.
Container: EDTA (Lavender top)
Ideal volume (mL): 4 mL
Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes
Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry
Turnaround time: 28 days
Referral location: Porphyria Service, Medical Biochemistry (Upper Ground floor), University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XW