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Mucopolysaccharides (MPS), Quantitative, Urine (Updated)

Components

Name Method Department Units
Mucopolysaccharides Spectrophotometry (SP)
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Specimen Requirements

Urine - Random

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Sterile container

N/A 2 mL
Stability

Refrigerated - 15 day(s)
Frozen - 12 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Collect specimen in morning immediately after awakening.
  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible

Comments

For best results, an early morning random urine sample is preferred. This test is most often associated with patients already diagnosed with MPS.

CPT Code

  • 83864