Sunquest Code:AID  
Synonyms:Mucopolysaccharoidosis I; BMT Patients; Hurlers
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 number(s).

2.     Name of referring physician and contact information.

Ship to arrive at testing site within 24 hours of collection.


Collection Instructions

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 at testing site within 24 hours of collection. Patient history must be sent with the sample.
Stability:Lyosomal 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


Reference Range:By report.

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