Mucopolysaccharides (MPS) Screen, Urine - LG884 - Cancel and reorder as MMMISC

Sunquest Code:UMUCOP  
Epic Code:LAB3845Epic Name:Mucopolysac Quantitative Urine
Order Instructions:This test replaces both the FMUCO and UMUCOP tests. Cancel both tests and reorder Mucopolysaccharides (MPS) Screen, Urine as MMMISC.
Synonyms:Glycosaminoglycans (GAGS); Lysosomal Storage Disease; MPS Test; Urine Glycosaminoglycans
Methodology:Spectrophotometry and liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
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Test Includes:Quantitative  and qualitative mucopolysaccharides (MPS) analysis to monitor patients with established diagnosis.
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri results are reported within 10-18 days.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic. This test has not been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Urine Collection Procedure

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random collection
Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Collection Instructions:Patient's age is required. Early morning specimen preferred.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Mix collection well before aliquot is taken. Aliquot 10 mL, 2 mL minimum. Freeze immediately.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo)
Referral Lab number:MPSSC


Reference Range:
Age mg/mmol creatinine
0-4 mo Less than or equal to 53.0
5-18 mo Less than or equal to 31.0
19 mo - 2 y Less than or equal to 24.0
3-5 y Less than or equal to 16.0
6-10 y Less than or equal to 12.0
11-14 y Less than or equal to 10.0
15 y and older Less than or equal to 6.5

MPS, Qualitative: An interpretive report will be provided.

An abnormally elevated excretion of GAG is characteristic of MPS.
Use:Monitoring patients with mucopolysaccharidosis who have had bone marrow transplants or are receiving enzyme therapy.

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