Porphyrin Enzyme/DNA analysis

Container: EDTA (Lavender top)

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