Test Catalog

Test ID: MP3BZ    
Mucopolysaccharidosis IIIB, Full Gene Analysis, Varies

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Identifying mutations within the NAGLU gene

 

Confirmation of a diagnosis of mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIB

 

Carrier testing, when there is a family history of mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIB, but disease-causing mutations have not been previously identified

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
CULFBFibroblast Culture for Genetic TestYesNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If skin biopsy is received, fibroblast culture for genetic test will be added and changed separately.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Amplification/DNA Sequencing

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

MPS IIIB, Full Gene Analysis

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Heparan N-sulfatase
MPS 3B
NAGLU
Sanfilippo Syndrome B
Sanfilippo Syndrome Type B
Sanfilippo Type B
MP3BS
MPS3B