Chester Porphyria Workup

Updated: Dec 10, 2019
  • Author: Koyamangalath Krishnan, MD, FRCP, FACP; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Laboratory Studies

Laboratory workup for Chester porphyria includes the following:

  • Urine studies for porphyrins are recommended when an acute attack of porphyria is suspected clinically. [8]
  • Genetic studies can be performed in suspected cases.