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Mucopolysaccharides (MPS) Screen Quantitative, Urine

Mnemonic

HOLDREF

Includes

Mucopolysaccharides qualitative and quantitative

Guidelines

Preferred test to screen for mucopolysaccharidosis.

 

This test alone is not appropriate for the diagnosis of a specific mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS). Follow-up enzymatic testing must be performed to confirm a diagnosis of an MPS.

Specimen Collection Requirements

Patient Preparation

Do not administer low-molecular weight heparin prior to collection.

Collect

Random Urine collection, early morning specimen is preferred

Preferred Volume

2.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

All specimens will be evaluated by referral laboratory for test suitability.

Stability

Ambient: 7 days; Refrigerated: 90 days; Frozen: 365 days

Testing Information

Performed

Days when test is performed vary.

Reported

9-16 days

Method

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Referral Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory (MPSQU)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

83864, 82570

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 14, 2020 10:38:43 PM


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