Overview of PBG, Qual.
What is PBG, Qual.?
Why is PBG, Qual. done?
The test is performed when either porphyria or an associated disorder is suspected due to the presence of certain symptoms such as pain in the limbs, backache, abdominal pain, rapid heart-beat, nausea and vomiting
Preparation for PBG, Qual.
- No special preparation required
Sample Type for PBG, Qual.
Interpreting PBG, Qual. results
A normal test result indicates absence of PBG in urine sample and is considered as a negative test which implies that the symptoms caused are not due to porphyria but some other disorder. An abnormal result implies presence of PBG in high concentration.