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Lysosomal Disease Screen
|Approval req'd?||Yes, contact Chemistry/Immunology Resident at x3-1438. if not ordered by Genetic or Neurology services.|
|Performed by||Jefferson Medical College|
|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: firstname.lastname@example.org
|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.
|Last Updated||9/8/2011 12:44:27 PM|
If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667