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Arylsulfatase A Enzyme Analysis
Arylsulfatase A Deficiency | ARSA Deficiency | MLD
Test Information: This test provides enzymatic analysis of Arylsulfatase A for Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis.

Arylsulfatase A is deficient in Arylsulfatase A Deficiency [Metachromatic Leukodystrophy].
Test Details
Test Code: 4537
Special Notes: The Preferred Sample Type for this assay is White Blood Cells (#4538)

Results from this test are not useful for Carrier Testing. Please note, carriers may have Arylsulfatase A levels in the normal range.
Technical Information
Methodology: Spectrophotometric
Gene Name: ARSA
Protein Name: Arylsulfatase A
Test Type: Enzyme Analysis
References Values or Ranges: Skin Fibroblasts: 13.1-33.9 nmol/min/mg protein
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Biochemical
Specimen Type: Skin Fibroblast Culture
Requirements: Send two T25 flasks at approximately 60-80% confluence.
Shipping Conditions: Ship at room temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier. Do not heat or freeze.

Turn Around Time: 15 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 82657 x 1, 84157 x 1, 84311 x 1, 88233 x 2, 88240 x 1

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