Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Heparin Sulfamidase, Fibroblasts

Test Name: Heparin Sulfamidase, Fibroblasts
Alternate Name(s): MPSIIIA
Sanfilippo A Syndrome
Laboratory: Biochemical Genetics
Specimen Type: Fibroblasts
Collection Information: Collect and send fibroblasts (tissue specimen) in a sterile container. Blood is not suitable for fibroblast testing.
Requisition: REGIONAL CYTOGENETICS REQUISITION
Test Schedule: As required
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
 
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: 25-75 nmol/mg protein/17 hr.
Effective Date: 2008-06-10
Revised Date: 2013-04-10
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Storage & Shipment: Sample must be sent to lab immediately.
System Codes: 
Cerner
Use Requisition
 
Referred To: Biochemical Genetics Laboratory
London Health Sciences Centre
Victoria Hospital Westminster Tower
Room E3-219
800 Commissioners Road East
London, Ontario
N6A 5W9

519-685-8500
Joanne ext. 71560
Specimen Receiving ext. 71561
Fax: 519-858-1063

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