Test Overview

Test Methodology


Test Usage

Screening for mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS).

Reference Range*

Interpretive report provided.

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

Test Details

Days Test Performed

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


MiChart Code

Mucopolysaccharides, Urine

Test Updated

Update Type: Replacement Test

Updated Date: 02/05/2020



Urine Mucopolysaccharides
Hurler Syndrome
Hunter Syndrome
Morquio Syndrome
Maroteaux-Lamy Syndrome
Sanfilippo Syndrome
Scheie Syndrome
Sly Syndrome
MPS Screen, Urine
Glycosaminoglycans (GAGS)

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STAT Availability

STAT analysis must be approved by Pediatric Geneticist on Call.

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Specimen Requirements

Rejection Criteria

Gross contamination with blood.


100ml Plastic Specimen Container

Normal Volume

15 mL urine

Minimum Volume

10 mL urine

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