Test Overview
Test Methodology

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

Test Usage

Supporting the biochemical diagnosis of one of the mucopolysaccharidoses: types I, II, III, IV, VI, or VII. 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.

Reference Range *

Interpretive report provided.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Varies
Analytic Time

8 - 15 days

Soft Order Code
MPSQU
MiChart Code
Mucopolysaccharides, Urine Quantitative
Synonyms
  • Hurler Syndrome
  • Glycosaminoglycans (GAGS)
  • MPS Quantitative, Urine
  • MPSSCR
  • Mucopolysaccharides Screen, U
  • Hunter Syndrome
  • Morquio Syndrome
  • Maroteaux-Lamy Syndrome
  • Sanfilippo Syndrome
  • Scheie Syndrome
  • Sly Syndrome
  • UMPSQ
  • Urine Mucopolysaccharides, QN
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo MPSQU
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect a random urine specimen (early morning preferred). Refrigerate.

Normal Volume
2 mL random urine
Minimum Volume
1 mL random urine
Storage Temperature
Refrigerated (preferred) or Frozen
Additional Information

Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
83864
Fee Code
23386
NY State Approved
No