Urinary Porphobilinogen is the first step in the diagnosis of acute intermittent porphyria (AIP). AIP is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by deficiency of porphobilinogen deaminase. Acute attacks usually include gastrointestinal disturbance and neuropsychiatric disorders.
No special preparation is needed for Porphobilinogen 24 Hour Urine. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Porphobilinogen 24 Hour Urine. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
|UNISEX||All age groups||< 11 micromol/day|