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Mucopolysaccharidosis Type I tests available.

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Diagnostic Testing Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis Mutation Testing General Population Prenatal Diagnosis Presymptomatic Testing
Enzyme Analysis Alpha-L-iduronidase Enzyme Analysis
Test Code: 4576
Sequence Analysis IDUA Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6385
IDUA Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6386

This test can only be performed if there is a previously identified familial mutation.
IDUA Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 6387

We require that the referring center consult with our laboratory genetic counselors regarding prenatal cases prior to submitting any samples. Please call 1-800-411-4363.

Alpha-L-iduronidase Enzyme Analysis
Test Information: This test provides enzymatic analysis of Alpha-L-iduronidase for Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis.
Test Details
Test Code: 4576
Special Notes: This test can also be performed on Skin Fibroblasts Culture (#4575).

Results from this test are not useful for Carrier Testing. Please note, carriers may have Alpha-L-iduronidase levels in the normal range.
Technical Information
Methodology: Fluorimetric
Gene Name: IDUA
Protein Name: Alpha-L-iduronidase
Test Type: Enzyme Analysis
References Values or Ranges: White Blood Cells: 100-350 pmoles/min/mg protein
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Biochemical
Specimen Type: White Blood Cells (WBC)
Requirements: Draw blood in an ACD (yellow-top) tube(s) and send 7-10 cc (Adults/Children) and 3-5 cc (Infant<2yrs)
Shipping Conditions: Ship at room temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier to arrive within 36 hours of collection. Do not heat or freeze.

Turn Around Time: 14 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 82657 x 1, 84155 x 1, 84311 x 1

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