Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Mucopolysaccharide Screen,Urine

Test Name: Mucopolysaccharide Screen,Urine
Alternate Name(s): Acid Mucopolysaccharide
Laboratory: Biochemical Genetics
Specimen Type: Random urine
Collection Information: Collect urine in a sterile container.

Test requires a minimum of 5 mL frozen urine.
Requisition:  
Test Schedule: As required
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
 
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: ≤ 1 year:
3.9-22.8 mg GAG/mmol creatinine

1 year - 8 years:
3.6-13.4 mg GAG/mmol creatinine

8 years - 15 years:
1.9-8.6 mg GAG/mmol creatinine

>15 years:
0.0-5.4 mg GAG/mmol creatinine
Effective Date: 2008-06-10
Revised Date: 2019-06-24
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis:  
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Freeze sample before sending to lab.
System Codes: 
Cerner
MUCOU
 
Referred To: Biochemical Genetics Laboratory
London Health Sciences Centre
Victoria Hospital
Room B10-217
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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