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Laboratory Medicine

Test Catalogue

Aryl Sulfatase A

Test Name

Aryl Sulfatase A

Green Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Green Top (LiHeparin)

Minimum Volume = 7 Whole Blood

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collected in green heparin tube. Maintain at ambient temperature. Sample must be analysed within 12 h of collection. The sample must be delivered to ICL before 1200pm (noon) on the day of collection. Collect sample Monday to Friday only. Avoid gel-separator tube. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Special Instructions Contact ICL when you are going to send samples for testing, they need to prepare for a STAT process. Send Sample with the morning ICL courier on the same collection day.

Rejection Criteria: Grossly hemolyzed or serum. Unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples will be rejected.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible. Ensure sample is in core lab before 7:30 a.m. on the day of collection.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

15 Days

Test Utilization

Reference Value

21 - 72 nmol/h/mg

Test Code


Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROICL02)0.0

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019