ALPHA-IDURONIDASE - (B)
Test Code: MIS8
This test is generally performed when urine mucopolysaccharides are elevated and fractionation shows elevation of dermatan sulfate and heparan sulfate. On occasion, the test may be performed based on strong clinical suspicion of MPS I.
Alternate Name: Alpha-L-Iduronidase
Whole Blood: 2.0 mL
Pediatric Whole Blood: 0.5 mL
Provide a reason for referral with each specimen.
An interpretive report will be included with the result.
Once Per Week
Test performed on Thursday mornings at MML. Analytic time: 8 days
Stability: 7 days ambient or refrigerated.
Store and ship ambient or refrigerated to Mayo Medical Laboratories. Test ID: IDSWB