Arylsulfatase A

Abbrev Code:ARYSA   
Order Code:LAB3295Order Name:Arylsulfatase A
Synonyms:Metachromatic Leukodystrophy; BMT Patients
Methodology:Enzyme activity
CPT Codes: 82657 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Thur by 1300; results are reported within 8-10 days.
Special Instructions:A clinical history of the case must accompany the sample, including:
  1. Patient's full name, date of birth, home address and patient identification numbers
  2. Name of referring physician and contact information

Time Sensitive Handling Required:
  • Specimen must be at the East Core Sendouts lab no later than 16:00.
  • Order On-Time Delivery Courier to deliver directly to East Core Sendouts Lab. Call Sendouts at 612-273-3711 to notify.
  • CSC and West Only: Send in red STAT bag by HealthEx courier. Call East Core Sendouts at 612-273-3711 to notify.
Associated Links:

Jefferson Clinical History Form

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:8 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Container:Green (sodium heparin, no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Specimen clotted.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store whole blood at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. Must arrive within 24 hour of collection. A Jefferson Clinical History Form must be sent with the sample. See Associated Links.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Jefferson Medical College-Lysosomal Disease Testing Lab)
Referral Lab number:na


Reference Range:By report.

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