ERNDIMQA - Urine Mucopolysaccharides

Purpose: To educate and assess the ability of laboratories to detect mucopolysaccharidoses
Scientific Expert: Dr. Berthil Prinsen
Scheme Organiser: MCA / CSCQ
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 a 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: 359 EURO (2023)
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