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Lysosomal Disease Screen

Item Value
Approval req'd? Yes, contact Chemistry/Immunology Resident at x3-1438. if not ordered by Genetic or Neurology services.
Available Stat? No
Test code LYDX
Performed by Jefferson Medical College
Sendout? Yes
Collection Instructions Keep sample at room temperature.

A detailed clinical history must accompany the test request or be sent by fax: (215)955-7560.

Sample must arrive at Jefferson Medical College within 24 hours of collection, therefore collect Monday-Thursday noon only.
Container type Dark Green top
Amount to Collect 10 mL blood
Sample type Heparinized whole blood
Preferred volume 10 mL blood
Min. Volume 3 mL blood
UCSF Rejection Criteria Samples collected outside of stated time frames
Processing notes Keep at room temperature-do NOT centrifuge or refrigerate.

Ship with clinical history by Federal Express, Monday-Thursday only, to: Dr. David A. Wenger, Jefferson Medical College, Jefferson Alumni Hall, Rm. 346, 1020 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19107 ph: (215) 955-4923, fax (215) 955-9554, e-mail: david.wenger@mail.tju.edu
Normal range
Synonyms Alpha-iduronidase; Multiple sulfatase deficiency; Sulfatase deficiency,multiple; Mucolipidosis Screen
Turn around times Test performed Thursday. Turnaround time: 10 days.
Additional information Additional assays for confirmatory testing may be run and charged separately.

In addition to this diagnostic screen, carrier identification and prenatal testing for many disorders is also available.
LOINC code 48311-5
Last Updated 9/8/2011 12:44:27 PM
Entry Number 633
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