Test Catalog

Test ID: I2SW    
Iduronate-2-Sulfatase, Whole Blood

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

Diagnosis of mucopolysaccharidosis II (MPS II, Hunter syndrome) in whole blood specimens


This test is not useful for determining carrier status for MPS II.

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 II (MPS II, Hunter syndrome).

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.


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

Iduronate-2-sulfatase, B

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

Iduronate-2-sulfatase deficiency
Alpha-L-Idopyranosyluronic Acid 2-Sulfate Sulfahydrolase
Hunter Syndrome
Iduronate 2-Sulfatase Deficiency
Mucopolysaccharidosis II
Sulfoiduronate Sulfatase Deficiency