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Lab Test Dictionary

Mucopolysaccharides Quantitative, Random, Urine (MPSQU)

Methodology

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)


Synonyms

GAGS

Specimen Type

Urine, Random

Performing Lab

Mayo Medical Lab


Epic ID

LAB08022

Lab Test Days

Varies

Standard TAT

8-15 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Random Urine

Container Type

Sterile Container

Collection Instructions

Collect an early morning urine specimen (preferred). Reason for referral is required.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp=7 Days; Refrigerated=90 Days (Preferred); Frozen=365 Days

Test Volume Required

2 mL Random Urine

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL Random Urine

Processing Instructions

Order in Mayolink and send with Mayo courier Monday-Friday. Include diagnosis in reason for referral or in comment.


Included Tests

Dermatan Sulfate, Heparan Sulfate, Chondroitin-6 Sulfate and Keratan Sulfate.


CPT Codes

83864, 82570


Revised

05-01-21

Initials

SL