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).
New York DOH Approval Status
Morning void is preferred.
Transfer 10 mL urine to ARUP Standard Transport Tubes and freeze immediately. (Min: 5 mL)
Contaminated specimens. Specimens containing preservatives.
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 month (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
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
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0081355||Mucopolysaccharides mg/mmol CRT||46132-7|
- Chondroitin Sulfate
- Dermatan Sulfate
- Heparan Sulfate
- Urine glycosaminoglycans