Porphyrins - urine screen


Indications:

Porphyrin metabolism can be used as a marker of toxci metal exposure and toxicity. This profile looks at porphyrins associated with mercury, aluminium, lead and arsenic.

Patient Instructions:

This test is referred to an external laboratory. Patient has to transfer 2ml of urine to Vacuette tube (yellow top) and return to us in light proof bag (supplied)

Sample Requirements:

Patient has to transfer 2ml of urine to Vacuette tube (yellow top) and return to us in light proof bag (supplied).

Postal Samples Acceptable:

Yes

For further details please contact the laboratory at: lab@xxxxbiolab.co.uk