Mucopolysaccharidosis, Type 1, Total HS and NRE (Sensi-Pro) Quantitative, Serum or Plasma

Sunquest Code:MUCS  
Epic Code:LAB6496Epic Name:Mucopolysaccharides Type I QT (Sensipro)
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 7-14 days.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.7 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA) (Red (no gel), Red or gold (gel))
Causes for Rejection:Plasma collected in heparin (green) tubes. Room temp or refrigerated specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.25 mL minimum. Freeze immediately.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:Stability: Samples are stable for one month frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2007599


Reference Range:By report.
Use:Use to monitor heparin sulfate (total disaccharides and nonreducing ends) for MPS Type I patients who are on therapy.

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