24 Hour Urine Porphobilinogen

Test Code

Alias/See Also
Performed at ARUP, Test Code 80260
PBG, Quantitative
Porphobilinogen, Timed Urine
Watson-Schwartz Test

CPT Codes

Protect from light.Protect from light. Transfer 8 mL aliquot from a random or well-mixed 24-hour collection to ARUP Amber Transport Tubes. (Min: 3.5 mL) Record total volume and collection time interval on transport tube and test request form.

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Body fluids other than urine.

FDA Status
LDT-Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Additional Information
Porphobilinogen (PBG), Urine

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.