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Porphyrins, Urine, Fractionation & Quantitation

Mnemonic:    [U Porphyr]
Name:    Porphyrins, Urine, Fractionation & Quantitation
Specimen:    4 mL aliquot from a 24 hour or random urine collection. Protect from light during collection, stroage and shipment.
Minimum Spec:    2 mL
Transport Temp:    FREEZE
Spec Stability:    Stable 4 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 2002058
  Method:    High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Processing Info:    Submit the well-mixed urine aliquot in an amber tube.

Record total volume and time collected on tranport tube and on the ARUP packing list. If the sample is a random sample, write "Random" on the label.

Before transmitting the packing list to ARUP make sure that a tech has verified the SR TIME and SR VOLUME in PathNet.

Collection instructions for a 24 hour urine sample