Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:Hunter Syndrome; MPS Type II; Mucopolysaccharoidosis II
Methodology:Radioisotope method, using tritiated disaccharide
CPT Codes: 82658 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur if received by 1300; results are reported within 10-12 days.
Special Instructions:Include clinical history.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Whole blood and urine
Optimal Volume:8 mL blood and 5 mL urine
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL blood and 5 mL urine
Container:Green (sodium heparin, no gel), Plastic leakproof container, sterile
Collection Instructions:Send both whole blood and urine sample.
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Sample must be shipped overnight on wet ice. Use ice cubes packed in plastic bags to prevent dripping. Do not use freeze packs (jelly packs). Send specimen to: Univeristy of Illinois at Chicago Biochemical Genetics Laboratory 850 So. Wood Street, Room 131N, CSB Chicago, IL 60612 (313) 996-5694
Stability:24 hours at room temperture; 7 days refrigerated
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC))


Reference Range:17-31 units/mg protein/hour. Report will indicate interpretation of results.
Use:Diagnose Hunter syndrome and multiple sulfatase deficiency.

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