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2,3-dinor 11B-Prostaglandin F2a

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code 23BPG
Performed by Mayo
Sendout? Yes
Method LC-MS/MS
Collection Instructions Random or 24 hour urine acceptable. No preservative preferred.
Container type Urine container
Amount to Collect 4 mL
Sample type Random/24 hour urine
Preferred volume 4 mL
Min. Volume 4 mL
Processing notes Aliquot and freeze specimen. Transport to CB frozen. Order Mayo test code 23BPG.
Units pg/mg Cr
Normal range <5205 pg/mg Cr
Stability Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
Frozen 30 days
Ambient 8 hours
Additional information 2,3-Dinor-11beta-prostaglandin F2 alpha is the most abundant metabolic product of prostaglandins released by activated mast cells. Systemic mastocytosis (SM) is a disease in which clonally derived mast cells accumulate in peripheral tissues. Degranulation of these mast cells releases large amounts of histamines, prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and tryptase.
CPT coding 84150-90
Last Updated 8/2/2016 4:22:18 PM
Entry Number 1741
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