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Mucopolysaccharides, Urine Spot Test

Components

Name Method Department Units
Mucopolysaccharides Screen Paper Chromatography
Turbidity
Core Lab, Metabolic chemistry Negative or Positive

Battery Members

Touidine Blue Spot Test (TOLB), CTAB turbidity Test (CTAB)

Specimen Requirements

Urine

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Sterile container

N/A 5 mL
Stability

Refrigerated - 4 hour(s)
Frozen - Indefinite week(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible
  • If delay in transport is greater than 4 hours, freeze

Reasons for Rejection

  • Collected in diaper or cotton balls
  • Not frozen within specified time frame
  • Not received at proper temperature
  • Not received within specified time frame

Comments

Qualitative reporting. Positive samples can be sent out for confirmation testing upon ordering physician's request.

CPT Code

  • 82542