Urine Mucopolysaccharides

Purpose: To educate and assess the ability of laboratories to detect mucopolysaccharidoses
Scientific Expert: Dr. G. Ruijter, e-mail: g.ruijter@erasmusmc.nl
Scheme Organiser:

Dr. E. van der Hagen e-mail: E.vanderhagen@skbwinterswijk.nl

CSCQ: Dr. Xavier Albe, Xavier.Albe@hcuge.ch

Analytes: Quantitative (related to creatinine) and qualitative analysis of mucopolysaccharides
Number of Specimens/Year: 6
Matrix of the Specimens: Lyophilised human urine
Volume/Specimen: 5 mL/vial
Number of Shipments/Year: One shipment of 6 specimens in February
Submission of Results: Via ERNDIM-CSCQ website
Reports:

Via ERNDIM-CSCQ website

Certificate: Once per year issued by ERNDIM Board
Number of Participants: 98 (2019)
Status of the Scheme: Pilot scheme in 2010-2011, full scheme from 2012
Geographic Area: Worldwide
Limitation Participation: None
Cost/Year: 324 EURO (2020)
How to subscribe: e-mail: admin@erndim.org
Annual report: Click here for the annual reports
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