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Porphyrins - Urines

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Eurofins Biomnis code

POU

Synonyms

  • Isoporphyrins
  • Coproporphyrins
  • Isocoproporphyrines
  • Uroporphyrins

Clinic significance

Increased levels seen in certain forms of porphyria. Urine specimens are most suitable for this diagnostic approach. The subject should abstain from eating red meat and chlorophylle for 3 days prior to specimen collection.

Pre-analytical

  • 2 tube(s)
  • early morning urine sample (stored away from light)
  • FREEZE before sending

Further information

  • 2 specific aliquots for this analysis
  • The urine creatinine level, essential information for the result interpretation, is systematically performed

Specific equipment available

Tube for urine sample


Methodology

HPLC - High Performance Liquid Chromatography

Turn around Time

14 days


Pathologist(s) in charge
Biomnis Lyon
Specialty
Analytical Chemistry
Contact(s)
Dr Gilles PANTEIX
Dr Estelle BUGNI
Phone(s)
+334 72 80 10 41
+334 72 80 23 47

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