Arylsulfatase A


Sunquest Code:ARYSA  
Epic Code:LAB3295Epic Name:ARYLSULFATASE A
Synonyms:Metachromatic Leukodystrophy; BMT Patients
Methodology:Enzyme activity
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur by 1300; results are reported within 8-10 days.
Special Instructions:

A clinical history of the case must accompany the sample, including:

1.        Patient’s full name, date of birth, home addresses and patient identification number(s).

2.        Name of referring physician and contact information.

 

 



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:8 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Container:Green (sodium heparin, no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Specimen clotted.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store whole blood at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. Must arrive within 24 hour of collection. Patient history must be sent with the sample.
Stability:Lysomal Disease Testing Lab Jefferson Medical College, Room 346 1020 Locust Street Philadelphia, PA 19107-5541 Call 215-955-4923 for further information.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Jefferson Medical College-Lysosomal Disease Testing Lab)
Referral Lab number:na


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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