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Test ID: 23BPR    
2,3-Dinor 11 Beta-Prostaglandin F2 Alpha, Random, Urine

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Screening for mast cell activation disorders including systemic mastocytosis using random urine specimens

Highlights

2,3-Dinor-11beta-prostaglandin F2 alpha (2,3 BPG) is elevated in the urine of patients with systemic mastocytosis (SM).

 

This test should be used as a screening test for SM.

 

When 2,3 BPG is used in combination with urinary leukotriene E4 and N-methyl histamine, the sensitivity for SM detection increases to 90%.

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
R23BP2,3-dinor 11B-Prostaglandin F2aNoYes
CRETRCreatinine, Random, UNoYes

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

R23BP: Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

CRETR: Enzymatic Colorimetric Assay

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

2,3-dinor 11B-Prostaglandin F2a,RU

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

11 Beta-Prostaglandin F2 Alpha
11BPG
2,3 11 Beta-Prostaglandin F2 Alpha
23BPG
BPG2
Mastocytosis
Prostaglandin