Mercaptopurine Quantitative, Serum or Plasma
0091084
Ordering Recommendation
Submit With Order
Mnemonic
MERCAP SP
Methodology
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-10 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plain red. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.4 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 3 weeks; Frozen: 2 months  
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
80299
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0091083Mercaptopurine Quant, Serum or Plasma
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Cross References
  • 6-Mercaptopurine
  • 6-MP
  • Doriden
  • Purinethol
Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)