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. C. Weykamp, e-mail: c.w.weykamp@skbwinterswijk.nl
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 Results Website
Reports: By e-mail: 2 summary reports per year and annual report
Certificate: Once per year
Number of Participants: 108 (2014)
Status of the Scheme: Pilot scheme in 2010-2011, full scheme from 2012
Geographic Area: Worldwide
Limitation Participation: None
Cost/Year: 237 EURO (2015)
How to subscribe: Dr. Sara Gardner, e-mail: admin@erndim.org
Annual report: Click here for the annual reports
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