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Mucopolysaccharides (MPS) Screen, Urine, to MAYO

Components

Name Method Department Units
Mucopolysaccharides (MPS) Screen, Urine, to MAYO Quantitative Spectrophotometry
Qualitative Liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
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Testing includes both quantitative MPS analysis and Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) analysis.

Specimen Requirements

Urine - Random

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Sterile container

N/A 3 mL
Stability

Frozen - 12 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Freeze immediately after collection.
  • Collect specimen in morning immediately after awakening.

Reasons for Rejection

  • Non frozen specimen

Comments

Testing includes both quantitative MPS analysis and Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) analysis. This is a screen for undiagnosed MPS patients.  For best results, an early morning random urine sample is preferred.

CPT Code

  • 82542
  • 83864