Iduronate Sulfatase Determination for the Diagnosis of the Hunter Syndrome and the Detection of the Carrier State

  • Elizabeth F. Neufeld
  • Ingeborg Liebaers
  • Timple W. Lim
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 68)


The research efforts of the last few years have clarified the biochemical basis of the mucopolysaccharidoses (17). Some practical benefits have emerged from this new knowledge — not yet for the patients themselves, but for their families, who now can be counseled accurately and offered the option of prenatal diagnosis.


Hunter Syndrome Amniotic Fluid Cell Classical Hemophilia Iduronic Acid Obligate Heterozygote 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elizabeth F. Neufeld
    • 1
  • Ingeborg Liebaers
    • 1
  • Timple W. Lim
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute of Arthritis, Metabolism and Digestive DiseasesNational Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA

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