Pitfalls in erythrocyte protoporphyrin measurement for diagnosis and monitoring of protoporphyrias

Eric Gou, Manisha Balwani, D. Montgomery Bissell, Joseph R. Bloomer, Herbert L. Bonkovsky, Robert J. Desnick, Hetanshi Naik, John D. Phillips, Ashwani K. Singal, Bruce Wang, Sioban Keel, Karl Anderson

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: Laboratory diagnosis of erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP) requires a marked increase in total erythrocyte protoporphyrin (300-5000 μg/dL erythrocytes, reference interval

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1453-1456
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Chemistry
Volume61
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2015

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  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry, medical

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Gou, E., Balwani, M., Bissell, D. M., Bloomer, J. R., Bonkovsky, H. L., Desnick, R. J., Naik, H., Phillips, J. D., Singal, A. K., Wang, B., Keel, S., & Anderson, K. (2015). Pitfalls in erythrocyte protoporphyrin measurement for diagnosis and monitoring of protoporphyrias. Clinical Chemistry, 61(12), 1453-1456. https://doi.org/10.1373/clinchem.2015.245456