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Test Code 23BPG 2,3-Dinor-11Beta-Prostaglandin F2 Alpha, Urine

Useful For

Screening for mast cell activation disorders including systemic mastocytosis

Additional Tests

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
AACT Creatinine, U No Yes

Testing Algorithm

When this test is performed, urine creatinine will always be performed at no additional charge.

Method Name

23BPG: Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

AACT: Enzymatic Colorimetric Assay

Reporting Name

2,3-dinor 11B-Prostaglandin F2a, U

Specimen Type

Urine


Advisory Information


See Urine Preservatives in Special Instructions for multiple collections.

Specimen Required


Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Preferred: 24-hour urine collection

Supplies: Plastic, 5-mL tube (T465)

Specimen Volume: 4 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect urine for 24 hours.

2. No preservative preferred.

 

Acceptable: Random collection

Supplies: Plastic, 5-mL tube (T465)

Specimen Volume: 4 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen. 

2. No preservative preferred.


Specimen Minimum Volume

3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  30 days
  Ambient  8 hours

Reference Values

<5,205 pg/mg creatinine

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Thursday; 11 a.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

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

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
23BPG 2,3-dinor 11B-Prostaglandin F2a, U In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
37931 2,3-dinor 11B-Prostaglandin F2a, U In Process

Urine Preservative Collection Options

Ambient

No

Refrigerated

Preferred

Frozen

Yes

6N HCl

No

50% acetic acid

Yes

Na2CO3

Yes

Toluene

Yes

6N HNO3

No

Boric acid

Yes

Thymol

No