Mucopolysaccharidoses Type 4A/6 Total Chondroitin Sulfate and Dermatan Sulfate with NRE (Sensi-Pro) Quantitative, Urine

Abbrev Code:ARMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Laboratory Miscellaneous Order
Synonyms:MPS; CS non-reducing end assay; Mucopolysaccharides; Total Chondroitin Sulfate; Total Dermatan Sulfate; DS non-reducing end assay
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
CPT Codes: 83864 x1, 83865 x1

This test uses a manufacturer labeled Analyte Specific Reagent (ASR) as the reagent providing the specificity of the assay. The test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random collection
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.3 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile
Collection Instructions:First catch urine is preferred.
Causes for Rejection:Specimens containing preservatives or heparin. Room temperature or refrigerated specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.15 mL minimum, into an ARUP aliquot tube. Freeze immediately.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:1 year frozen (3 freeze/thaw cycles are acceptable). Room temperature and refrigerated specimens are not acceptable.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:3003539


Reference Range:By report.
Total Chondroitin Sulfate and Dermatan Sulfate, Urine is a sum of the internal disaccharides D0a0, D0a4 and D0a6.
NRE - Non-Reducing End.
Use:Aids in the diagnosis and monitoring of patients with MPS Type 4A or Type 6.

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