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Uroporphyrinogen Synthetase (Porphobilinogen (PBG) Deaminase, Erythrocyte)

Mnemonic:    [PBG RBC]
Name:    Uroporphyrinogen Synthetase (Porphobilinogen (PBG) Deaminase, Erythrocyte)
Specimen:    3 mL whole blood from a Lavender top tube. Do not centrifuge. Collect two (A&B) lavender top tubes if possible.

A container: FREEZE 3 mL of whole blood for submission to ARUP (minimum 1 mL). DO NOT CENTRIFUGE.

B container: Deliver to hematology for hemoglobin analysis. Submit hemoglobin result to ARUP with sample.
Minimum Spec:    1 mL
Transport Temp:    FREEZE
Spec Stability:    Stable 7 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0099550
  Method:    Enzymatic/Fluorometry
Processing Info:    Hemoglobin result from CMMC lab must entered by hematology as an ORDER COMMENT in ORV before the packing list is printed. Once entered, the hemoglobin result will print on the packing list.