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Steroid Sulfatase Enzyme Analysis

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous Test

Description

Results from this test are not useful for Carrier Testing. Please note, carriers may have Steroid Sulfatase levels in the normal range.

Sample Requirements

Specimen: See Note

Container(s): Yellow/ACD A

Preferred Vol: 7.0-8.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 5.0-7.0 mL

 

Note:  Deliver to lab within one hour. Test can also be performed on Skin Fibroblasts (#4614). Baylor Medical Genetics recommends FISH Analysis (#8485) be performed prior to Enzyme Analysis. 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot:N

Temp: RT

Storage location: Do not spin. Affix large Cerner labels to tubes and place in RT send-outs rack.

Alert Sendouts. Sample must arrive at Baylor Medical Genetics Lab within 36 hours from sampling date.

 

Off-site collection: Send immediately at room temperature. Do not spin.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp

36 h

  Refrigerated N
  Frozen

N

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Drawn M - Th 14 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Baylor Medical Genetics Lab

Department

Department:  

Baylor Medical Genetics Lab

2450 Holcombe
Grand Blvd Receiving Dock
Houston, TX 77021-2024
 

Phone Number

(800) 411-GENE (4363)

 

 

 

Reference Range

 

2 - 9.3 nmol/hr/mg protein

 

Methodology

Method: Radiometric

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

84155

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Steroid Sulfatase Enzyme Activity
Reference Test Number:

4615

Instructions:

Ship in an insultated container by overnight carrier. Sample must arrive at Baylor Medical Genetics Lab within 36 hours from sampling date.