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Test Code BPG2 11 Beta-Prostaglandin F2 Alpha, 24 Hour, Urine

Reporting Name

11 Beta-Prostaglandin F2 Alpha, U

Useful For

Measurement of 11 beta-prostaglandin F2 alpha in urine is useful in the evaluation of patients suspected of having systemic mast-cell disease

Method Name

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Urine

Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL urine tube (Supply T068)

Specimen Volume: 10 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect urine for 24 hours.

2. Refrigerate specimen during collection.

Additional Information:

1. 24-Hour volume is required.

2. See Urine Preservatives in Special Instructions for multiple collections.

 

Urine Preservative Collection Options

Ambient

No

Refrigerated

Yes

Frozen

Yes

6N HCl

Yes

50% Acetic Acid

Preferred

Na2CO3

No

Toluene

Yes

6N HNO3

Yes

Boric Acid

Yes

Thymol         

Yes

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Frozen (preferred) 14 days
  Refrigerated  7 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Special Instructions

Reference Values

>1,000 ng/24 hours is considered elevated.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Thursday; 10 a.m.

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

84150

LOINC Code Information

Result ID Reporting Name LOINC Code
21035 BPG2 concentration In Process
TM72 Collection Duration 13362-9
VL62 Urine Volume 3167-4
81425 11 Beta-Prostaglandin F2 Alpha, U 14007-9