2,3 Dinor 11 Beta Prostaglandin F2 Alpha, Urine


Sunquest Code:23BPG  
Epic Code:LAB6702Epic Name:2,3 Dinor 11 Beta Prostaglandin F2 Alpha, U
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry, enzymatic colorimetric assay
CPT Code:84150
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 2-6 days.
Special Instructions:Please indicate volume and duration of collection on 24 hour specimens.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic. This test has not been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Urine Collection Procedure



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, 24 timed collection or random
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 3 mL.
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL
Container:3 L plastic jug (Plastic leakproof container, sterile)
Collection Instructions:Place specimen on ice or in refrigerator during collection.
Causes for Rejection:Room temperature specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Mix collection well before aliquot is taken. Aliquot 4 mL, 3 mL minimum and record 24 hour collection volume on aliquot tube. Store refrigerated (preferred).
Shipping Instructions:Ship refrigerated.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo)
Referral Lab number:23BPG


Interpretive

Reference Range:Less than 5,205 pg/mg creatinine
Use:Measurement of 2,3 Dinor 11 beta-prostaglandin F2 alpha in urine is useful in the evaluation of patients suspected of having systemic mast-cell disease.


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