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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Biochemistry

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Porphobilinogen (Urine)

Also known as: PBG

Specimen requirements

Sample type: Urine (Universal)

Collection requirements: Keep protected from light. Specimens should be collected during an attack.


Price on application

Turnaround time

Please see Turnaround times

Analytical method


Analysis undertaken at these site(s)

John Radcliffe Hospital

Reference intervals


All ages: 0 - 1.5 ┬Ámol/mmol creatinine


All ages: 0 - 1.5 ┬Ámol/mmol creatinine