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OLIGOSACCHARIDOSES SCREEN, LEUKOCYTES

Mnemonic

OLIWB

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Whole blood, one yellow (ACD solution B) top tube. Also acceptable: One yellow (ACD solution A) top tube.

Handling

Draw specimen Monday through Thursday only and not the day before a holiday. Specimen should be drawn and packaged as close to shipping time as possible.

Preferred Volume

6.0 mL

Minimum Volume

5.0 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Specimens not received in original collection container; Frozen specimens

Stability

Ambient (15-30°C): 4 days; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 6 days; Frozen (at or below-20°C): Unacceptable

Testing Information

Note

For optimal isolation of leukocytes, it is recommended the specimen arrive within 96 hours of draw to be stabilized.

Performed

Varies

Reported

14-30 days

Method

Enzyme reaction assay followed by Flow Injection Analysis-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (FIA-MS/MS)

Referral Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory (OLIWB)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

82657

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:40:26 AM


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