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Mucopolysaccharides, Quantitative, Urine
0081357
Ordering Recommendation

Use to MONITOR glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) in patients previously diagnosed with a mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS). Approval by an ARUP genetic counselor or medical director required BEFORE ordering this test. To screen for MPS, refer to Mucopolysaccharides Screen - Electrophoresis & Quantitation, Urine (0081352).

Mnemonic
MPS QNT
Methodology
Spectrophotometry
Performed
Tue
Reported
3-9 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Morning void is preferred. 
Collect
Urine. 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 10 mL urine to ARUP Standard Transport Tubes and freeze immediately. (Min: 5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Contaminated specimens. Specimens containing preservatives. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 month (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles) 
Reference Interval
0-5 months: 14.6-47.8 mg/mmol creatinine
6-11 months: 3.7-35.5 mg/mmol creatinine
1-2 years: 5.4-30.8 mg/mmol creatinine
3-6 years: 5.2-16.7 mg/mmol creatinine
7-13 years: 2.4-10.2 mg/mmol creatinine
14 years or older: 0.0-7.1 mg/mmol creatinine
Interpretive Data


Compliance Statement B: This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0081355Mucopolysaccharides mg/mmol CRT46132-7
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Aliases
  • Chondroitin Sulfate
  • Dermatan Sulfate
  • GAG(s)
  • Glycosaminoglycans
  • Heparan Sulfate
  • Urine glycosaminoglycans