Test Overview
Test Methodology

TLC

Test Usage

Screening for mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS).

Reference Range *

Interpretive report provided.

Test Details
Days Set Up
1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month
Analytic Time

3 - 17 days; contact MLabs Client Services Center or Pediatric Geneticist on Call if assay is needed on an urgent basis.

Soft Order Code
UMPS
MiChart Code
Mucopolysaccharides, Urine
Synonyms
  • UMPS
  • Urine Mucopolysaccharides
  • Hurler Syndrome
  • Hunter Syndrome
  • Morquio Syndrome
  • Maroteaux-Lamy Syndrome
  • Sanfilippo Syndrome
  • Scheie Syndrome
  • Sly Syndrome
  • MPS Screen, Urine
  • Glycosaminoglycans (GAGS)
Laboratory
MMGL
Section
MMGL Biochemical Genetics
STAT Availability

STAT analysis must be approved by Pediatric Geneticist on Call.

Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect random urine specimen and freeze. Freeze each specimen immediately after collection if multiple collections are needed to reach the minimum volume. Include the patient’s family history, clinical condition (asymptomatic or acute), diet, and a list of current medications with the test requisition.

Rejection Criteria
Gross contamination with blood.
Normal Volume
15 mL urine
Minimum Volume
10 mL urine
Storage Temperature
(F)-Frozen.
Billing
CPT Code
84999
Fee Code
DA091
NY State Approved
No