Days Set Up
Analytic Time

8 - 15 days

MiChart Code
Mucopolysaccharides, Urine Quantitative
Soft Order Code

Test Updated:


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

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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.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements


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

100ml Plastic Specimen Container
Normal Volume
2 mL random urine
Minimum Volume
1 mL random urine

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As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.