Item Value
Test name Porphyrins, fractionated, random urine
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Test set up 5x per week, Turnaround 5-7 days
Performed by Quest
Normal range Uroporphyrin:
1-10 years 4.3-16.2 mcg/g creatinine
11-17 years 4.6-18.9 mcg/g creatinine
≥ 18 years 22.0 or less mcg/g creatinine

Heptacarboxyporphyrin:
≥ 1 year 4.6 or less mcg/g creatinine

Hexacarboxyporphyrin:
≥ 1 year: NOT DETECTED
Pentacarboxyporphyrin:
1-10 years 3.2 or less mcg/g creatinine
11-17 years 3.0 or less mcg/g creatinine
≥ 18 years 1.7 or less mcg/g creatinine

Coproporphyrin:
1-10 years 10.1-254.7 mcg/g creatinine
11-17 years 11.8-107.2 mcg/g creatinine
≥ 18 years 23.0-130.0 mcg/g creatinine

Total Porphyrins:
1-10 years 17.0-269.7 mcg/g creatinine
11-17 years 16.4-121.5 mcg/g creatinine
≥ 18 years 31.0-139.0 mcg/g creatinine
Container type Urine cup
Amount to Collect 20 mL urine
Collection Instructions Collect urine in plastic cup, wrap with aluminum foil to protect from light.

Transport sample asap to laboratory, if transport is delayed refrigerate the sample.
Sample type Random urine

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667