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Test ID: 23BPT    
2,3-Dinor 11 Beta-Prostaglandin F2 Alpha, 24 Hour, Urine

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

Screening for mast cell activation disorders including systemic mastocytosis using 24-hour 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
T23BP2,3-dinor 11B-Prostaglandin F2aNoYes
CRT24Creatinine, 24 HR, UNoYes

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

T23BP: Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

CRT24: 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, U

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
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