Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) Enzyme Panel


Sunquest Code:MPSENZ  
Epic Code:LAB6930Epic Name:Mucopolysaccharidosis Enzyme Panel
CPT Code:82657 x5
Test Includes:Hurler syndrome (MPS I), Hunter syndreom (MPS II); Sanfilippo syndrome, Types A, B, C, D (MPS IIIA, IIIB, IIIC, and IIID), Morquio syndrome, Types A and B (MPS IVA and IVB), Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome (MPS VI), Sly syndrome (MPD VII). Specific enzymes include a-iduronidase, Iduronate-2-sulfatase; Heparan-N-sulfatase; N-acetyl-a-glucosaminadase, Acetyl CoA glucosamine N-acetyltransferse; N-acetyl glucosamine-6-sulfatase, N-acetyl glactosamine-6-sulfatase; B-glactosidase, Arylsufatase B, B-glucoronidase
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur before 1300; results are reported within 2-3 weeks.
Special Instructions:Samples must be received at the testing laboratory within 24 hours of collection. A completed requisition must accompany each specimen. See Associated Links.
Associated Links:

Greenwood Genetic Center Request Form



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:7 mL
Collection Instructions:The full panel requires 7-10 mL of whole blood collected in two sodium heparin (green top) tubes.
Causes for Rejection:Samples greater than 24 hours old. Refrigerated or frozen specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight at ambient temperature to arrive within 24 hours of collection Mon-Fri (no holidays).
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Greenwood Genetic Center)


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