Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Arylsulfatase A, Leukocytes Order Code : ARSAL
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: Ars-A. Metachromatic Leukodystrophy, Mucolipidoses, Type II and III
Specimen Type: Whole Blood
Container Type: Yellow-top tube Acid Citrate Dextrose Solution A (ACD)
Required Volume: 7 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 5 mL
Methodology: Colorimetric ENZYME ASSAY
Standard Run Times: Mon, Thu 8am
Turnaround Time: 5 days
Special Handling: Draw blood in a yellow-top (ACD) tube(s), and send 7 mL of ACD whole blood refrigerated. Specimen must arrive within 48 hours of draw to be stabilized. Draw specimen Monday through Thursday only and not the day before a holiday. Specimen should be drawn and packaged as close to shipping time as possible. Specimen cannot be frozen. Do not transfer blood to other containers.
CPT Codes: 82657
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB3292
SHC EPIC Code: LABARSAL
Causes For Rejection: Specimens other than leukocytes; frozen specimens
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Genetics
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
URL: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Overview/8779