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Test Compendium

Test Name


Test Code

  • 8842

Test Synonym

  • Porphyrins Profile w/reflex Fractionation, Plasma

Minimum Volume

  • 3 mL

Specimen Type

  • Plasma

Primary Container

  • Amber Tube- Frozen, Amber Tube- Refrigerated, Transfer Tube- Frozen- Plasma, Transfer Tube- Plasma, Green Top Tube

Transport Temp

  • Frozen


  • 5 days

Specimen Requirements

  • 3.0 mL PLASMA

Specimen Retention

  • PROTECT FROM LIGHT Plasma should be separated from cells within two hours of venipuncture. Send plasma in a plastic transport tube.