Sulfatides

Description / Indication

Sulfatides are the main storage product in metachromatic leukodystrophy. Their determination in urine is useful to confirm the diagnosis metachromatic leukodystrophy, when a deficiency of arylsulfatase A is observed, to exclude a pseudodeficiency and to provide evidence for an activator protein (Saposin B) deficiency.

Method

UPLC-MS/MS

TAT

4 weeks

Price

€ 140

Materials:


Urine

  • Amount: 2 ml, random specimen or 24-hour collection.
  • Conditions: Dry ice.