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Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / RBC & Pl. Porphyrin

RBC & Pl. Porphyrin

EDTA

TestRBC & Pl. Porphyrin
Common AbbreviationsBPOR
ProfileNA
Tube typeEDTA
Clinical IndicationInvestigation of suspected porphyria
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample typeEDTA whole blood
Minimum Volume0.5mL
Special PrecautionsSample must be protected from light
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time10 days
LaboratorySt James's University Hospital Beckett Street Leeds LS9 7TF 0113 206 4256
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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York Emergency Department (A&E)

The current entrance to the Emergency Department (A&E) is closed and a new entrance at the south of the building is in operation.

Arrive at Entrance 1, the main entrance to York Hospital signposted from Wigginton Road, and park in the multi-storey car park.  A new pedestrian exit has been created at the end of the car park. Follow the green line on the floor to the emergency department. Please see our website news for more information about arrivals to A&E.