ARSU - Specimen: Arylsulfatase A, 24 Hour, Urine

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Test Name

Test ID: ARSU    
Arylsulfatase A, 24 Hour, Urine

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type needed for testing

Urine

Shipping Instructions

Specimen must be received at least 1 day prior to assay day for processing.

Necessary Information

24-Hour volume is required.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Supplies: Urine Tubes, 10 mL (T068)

Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL tube (T068)

Specimen Volume: 6 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a 24-hour urine specimen.

2. No preservative.

3. Refrigerate specimen during collection.

Additional Information: See Urine Preservatives in Special Instructions for multiple collections.

Forms

1. New York Clients-Informed consent is required. Please document on the request form or electronic order that a copy is on file. An Informed Consent for Genetic Testing (T576) is available in Special Instructions.

2. Biochemical Genetics Patient Information (T602) in Special Instructions.

Urine Preservative Collection Options

Ambient

No

Refrigerated

Required

Frozen

No

6N HCl

No

50% Acetic Acid

No

Na2CO3

No

Toluene

No

6N HNO3

No

Boric Acid

No

Thymol

No

 

Specimen Minimum Volume The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

2.5 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperature(s) are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
UrineRefrigerated14 days