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Pischik E, Kauppinen R. An update of clinical management of acute intermittent porphyria. Appl Clin Genet. 2015 Sep 1;8:201-14. Available online at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26366103. Accessed May 2016.

Betur S, et al. Clinically important features of porphyrin and heme metabolism and the porphyrias. Metabolites. 2014 Nov 3;4(4):977-1006. Available online http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4279155/. Accessed May 2016.

Mir, M. and Logue, G. (Updated 2015 October 3). Porphyria Overview. Medscape Reference [On-line information]. Available online at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1389981-overview. Accessed May 2016.

(Reviewed 2009 July). Porphyria. Genetics Home Reference [On-line information]. Available online at http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/porphyria. Accessed May 2016.

© 2010-2015 American Porphyria Foundation. About Porphyria, Types of Porphyria. Available online at http://www.porphyriafoundation.com/about-porphyria. Accessed May 2016.

(2015) National Organization for Rare Disorders. Porphyria. Available online at http://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/porphyria/. Accessed May 2016.

(Updated February 2014) National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). Porphyria. Available online at http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/porphyria/index.aspx. Accessed May 2016.

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Kauppinen R. Lancet 2005; 365:241-51.

Association of Clinical Pathologists [ACP] Best Practice No. 165 Front line tests for the investigation of suspected Porphyria. J Clin pathol 2001; 54: 500-7.

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American Porphyria Foundation. About Porphyria, Types of Porphyria. Available online at http://www.porphyriafoundation.com/about-porphyria. Accessed April 2012. 

National Organization for Rare Disorders. Porphyria. Available online at http://www.rarediseases.org/rare-disease-information/rare-diseases/byID/675/viewAbstract. Accessed April 2012. 

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). Porphyria. Available online at http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/porphyria/index.aspx. Accessed April 2012. 

Mayo Clinic. Porphyria. Available online at http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/porphyria/DS00955. Accessed April 2012. 

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia. Porphyria. Available online at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001208.htm. Accessed April 2012. 

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