Thiopurine methyltransferase genotyping

Alphabetical Test listing

Thiopurine methyltransferase genotyping-994

  
Thiopurine methyltransferase genotyping
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
TPMT genotyping
  
  • Detects the most common genotypes in approximately 95% of patients
  • Use is recommended prior to initiating thiopurine therapy
  
EDTA whole blood
  
  
3.0 mL
  
1.0 mL
Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing
  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  
ACD whole blood
Heparin whole blood
  

Yellow ACD (A or B)

 

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

 

  

Yellow ACD (A or B)

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

  
  • A completed Informed Consent for TPMT Genetic Testing should accompany specimens.
  

Ambient (preferred) - 28 days

Refrigerated - 28 days

  
  • Frozen sample
  • Hemolysis
  
Esoterix Endocrinolgy (804142) via LabCorp (504142): R-NX
  
2x / week
  
4 - 10 days
  

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and multiplex mini-sequencing

  

An interpretive report will be provided

  
81335
  
Yes
  
  
Result 36922-3
  
05/23/2019
  
12/15/2019