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Test ID: PBGDW    
Porphobilinogen Deaminase, Washed Erythrocytes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Confirmation of a diagnosis of acute intermittent porphyria using washed erythrocyte specimens

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct genetic test or proper submission of the test request

This test is for diagnosis of acute intermittent porphyria.

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

The following algorithms are available in Special Instructions:

-Porphyria (Acute) Testing Algorithm

-Porphyria (Cutaneous) Testing Algorithm

-The Heme Biosynthetic Pathway

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzymatic End point/Spectrofluorometric

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

PBG Deaminase, RBC

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Acute Intermittent Porphyria (AIP)
Hydroxymethylbilane Synthase (HMBS)
Uroporphyrinogen I Synthase
Uroporphyrinogen Synthase