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Lab Test Dictionary

Alpha-Iduronidase Enzyme Activity in Leukocytes (2011415)

Methodology

Quantitative Fluorometry


Synonyms

Hunter; Hunter-Scheie; Muccopolysaccharidosis Type 1; Scheie

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

ARUP


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Varies

Standard TAT

3-10 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-3 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Yellow (ACD), Solution B

Collection Instructions

Whole blood collected in an K2 EDTA (lavender-top) tube is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 3 Days (Preferred); Refrigerated: 3 Days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed; Heparinized specimens

Test Volume Required

3 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL Whole Blood

Processing Instructions

Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen room temp. Clinical indication for testing is required. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick-up Monday-Friday.


CPT Codes

82657


Revised

08-29-19

Initials

SL