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Thiopurine methyl transferase Genotyping

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code TPMTGN
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method PCR, Single nucleotide primer extension reaction
Container type Lavender top (6 mL size preferred)
Amount to Collect 6 mL
Sample type EDTA whole blood
Preferred volume 5 mL
Min. Volume 3 mL
Processing notes Ship whole blood at room temperature to China basin for sendout to Quest. Order Quest test # 37742Z. DO NOT freeze sample.
Normal range
Synonyms TPMT; myelotoxicity
Stability Room temperature 8 days, refrigerated 8 days
Turn around times Set up 2x per week. Turnaround 5-7 days
CPT coding 83890-90, 83900-90, 83912-90, 83892-90 x2, 83896-90 x4
Last Updated 4/3/2012 9:40:19 PM
Entry Number 1344
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