Laboratory: Clinical Biochemistry  (METABOLIC)
Test Name:
Test Code: MISC
Clinical Information:
Test Indications: This test is used to confirm the positive MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES Screen (MPS) by DMB, test done at HSC.
THIS IS A REFLEX TEST (Mayo Clinic Laboratories).
This test cannot be ordered without PRE-APPROVAL by biochemical geneticist.
This test includes MPS quantitative analysis and LC-MS/MS analysis.
If the mucopolysaccharides screen (MPS) test by DMB done in HSC is negative but there are a strong clinical suspicion of a Mucopolysaccharidosis, please communicate with the biochemical geneticist
Collection Devices:
Preferred Device:
1 - Urine Collection Container, Random 100 mL  - Early morning (preferred)
No preservatives
Specimen Required:
Urine: 10.0 mL
Pediatric Urine: 5.0 mL

Minimum pediatric volume: 3.0 mL*

* If less than 3.0 mL, please call the metabolic lab.
Reference Values:
A descriptive report will be sent.
Within 4 Weeks
See Also:
More Information:
If you have any question, please communicate with the Metabolic Lab (HSC) 204-787-4530.
Immediately freeze specimen.
Patient's age required.
 Stability of the sample frozen: 365 days
Ship frozen to Mayo Medical Laboratories
TEST ID: MPSQU, CPT:83864, 82570