Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
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.
Interpretive report provided.
8 - 15 days
- Hurler Syndrome
- Glycosaminoglycans (GAGS)
- MPS Quantitative, Urine
- Mucopolysaccharides Screen, U
- Hunter Syndrome
- Morquio Syndrome
- Maroteaux-Lamy Syndrome
- Sanfilippo Syndrome
- Scheie Syndrome
- Sly Syndrome
- Urine Mucopolysaccharides, QN
Collect a random urine specimen (early morning preferred). Refrigerate.
Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories.