Test for Urine Kryptopyrroles

This is a relatively inexpensive test that many clinical laboratories offer.

One laboratory that specializes in this test is Direct Healthcare Access II Laboratory, Inc.. They have been working with the Pfeiffer Treatment Center for over 25 years.


Test for Urine Kryptopyrroles can help with the following




People with pyroluria produce excess amounts of a byproduct from hemoglobin synthesis, called kryptopyrrole (2,4-dimethyl-3-ethylpyrrole) or hemepyrrole. In these people an excess amount of kryptopyrrole is found in the urine. The most accurate test for pyroluria directly measures urine kryptopyrrole’s.


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