Urine GAG study for MPS (Qualitative and Quantitative)
GTR Test Accession: Help GTR000556584.1
INHERITED DISEASEDYSMORPHOLOGYMETABOLIC DISEASE ... View more
Last updated in GTR: 2017-08-16
Last annual review date for the lab: 2023-10-05 LinkOut
At a Glance
Screening
Hurler syndrome; Mucopolysaccharidosis type 6; Mucopolysaccharidosis type 7; ...
Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs)
Biochemical Genetics - Analyte: Electrophoresis; Fluorometry
Universal
Not provided
Establish or confirm diagnosis
Ordering Information
Offered by: Help
Test short name: Help
Urine GAG study for MPS
Specimen Source: Help
Who can order: Help
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Health Care Provider
  • In-State Patients
  • Licensed Physician
  • Out-of-State Patients
  • Physician Assistant
  • Public Health Mandate
Contact Policy: Help
Post-test email/phone consultation regarding genetic test results and interpretation is provided to patients/families.
Pre-test email/phone consultation regarding genetic test results and interpretation is provided to patients/families.
How to Order: Help
Kindly contact us for a prior collection of any specimen or you can visit our website.
Order URL
Test service: Help
Genetic counseling
Result interpretation
Test additional service: Help
Custom Prenatal Testing
Custom mutation-specific/Carrier testing
Test development: Help
Test developed by laboratory (no manufacturer test name)
Informed consent required: Help
Based on applicable state law
Pre-test genetic counseling required: Help
Yes
Post-test genetic counseling required: Help
Yes
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Conditions Help
Total conditions: 8
Condition/Phenotype Identifier
Test Targets
Analytes Help
Total analytes: 1
Analyte Associated Condition
Methodology
Total methods: 2
Method Category Help
Test method Help
Instrument
Analyte
Electrophoresis
Analyte
Fluorometry
UV-1700 UV VIS Spectrophotometer
Clinical Information
Test purpose: Help
Screening
Clinical utility: Help
Establish or confirm diagnosis

Target population: Help
Universal
View citations (1)
  • Selective urinary screening for mucopolysaccharidoses. Dembure PP, et al. Clin Biochem. 1990;23(1):91-6. doi:10.1016/0009-9120(90)90561-8. PMID: 2110043.
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Technical Information
Availability: Help
Tests performed
Entire test performed in-house
Analytical Validity: Help
This test is greater than 98% sensitive and specific
Proficiency testing (PT):
Is proficiency testing performed for this test? Help
Yes

Method used for proficiency testing: Help
Inter-Laboratory

PT Provider: Help
European Research Network for the Evaluation and Improvement of Screening Diagnosis and Treatment of Inherited Metabolic Disorders - External Quality Assessment Schemes, ERNDIM EQAS
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Regulatory Approval
FDA Review: Help
Category: Not Applicable
Additional Information

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