Test Catalog

Test ID: IDSWB    
Alpha-L-Iduronidase, Blood

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

Diagnosis of mucopolysaccharidosis I: Hurler, Scheie, and Hurler-Scheie syndromes in whole blood specimens

 

This test is not useful for determining carrier status.

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct genetic test or proper submission of the test request

This test provides diagnostic testing for individuals with positive newborn screen results or clinical signs and symptoms suspicious for mucopolysaccharidosis type I (MPS I, Hurler syndrome).

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

See Newborn Screen Follow-up for Mucopolysaccharidosis Type I in Special Instructions.           

 

For more information, see Newborn Screening Act Sheet Mucopolysaccharidosis Type I: Decreased Alpha-L-Iduronidase in Special Instructions.

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

Fluorometric Enzyme Assay

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

Alpha-L-Iduronidase, B

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

Alpha-Iduronidase
Hurler Disease
Hurler Syndrome
Hurler/Scheie Syndrome
IDUA Deficiency
Iduronidase, Alpha-L
MPS 1a
MPS 1b
MPS 1c
MPS IA
MPS IB
MPS IC
MPS IH
MPS IH/S
MPS IS
Mucopolysaccharidosis I
Scheie Disease
Scheie Syndrome
Alpha-L-Iduronidase
MPS 1