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Porphyrias tests
Porphyrias

Tests could include:

  • History and Physical Exam
  • Quantitative Urine Porphyrin Level
  • Urine porphyrins (metabolism substance) analysis
  • Urine porphobilinogen (metabolism substance) level
  • Blood erythrocyte PBG deaminase level
  • Urinalysis
  • Porphyrin measurement, total, erythrocytes
  • Blood porphyrin DNA analysis (procedure)
  • Stool Examination
  • Porphyrins are chemicals in your body. When they build up to high levels, they can be a sign that something's wrong. Here's what you need to know.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A urinalysis is a laboratory test to detect problems with your body that can show signs in your urine. Learn about the procedure and how to prepare.
    Source:HLCMS
  • If your doctor suspects you have a parasitic infection, they may order a stool ova and parasites (O&P) test. Learn what this low-risk procedure involves.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Your doctor can use a fecal culture to learn about the bacteria in your digestive tract and diagnose bacterial infections. Learn what it involves.
    Source:HLCMS
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