Mucopolysaccharidosis, Type 1/2, Total Heparin Sulfate and NRE (Sensi-Pro) Quantitative, Serum or Plasma

Abbrev Code:MUCS   
Order Code:LAB6496Order Name:Mucopolysaccharides Type I QT (Sensipro)
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
CPT Codes: 83864 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 2-3 weeks.

For tests developed and validated by ARUP (previously referred to as Compliance Statement B, C or D). This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.7 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel), Red or gold (gel)
Causes for Rejection:Plasma collected in heparin (green) tubes. Room temp or refrigerated specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.25 mL minimum. Freeze immediately.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:Samples are stable for one month frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:3003566


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

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