Mucopolysaccharidosis Type 1, Total HS and NRE, Urine

Sunquest Code:MUCU  
Epic Code:LAB6508Epic Name:Mucopolysacch Type I Sensipro Urine
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

Specimen:Urine, random collection
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile
Causes for Rejection:Specimens containing preservatives or heparin. Room temperature or refrigerated specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 2 mL, 1 mL minimum into an ARUP aliquot tube.
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:2007488


Reference Range:By report.
Use:Use to monitor heparin sulfate (total disaccharides and nonreducing ends) excretion for MPS Type 1 patients who are on therapy.

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