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TPMT Genotype (INACTIVE as of 10/05/15: Refer to August 2015 Hot Line Test 2012233)
2002573
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
TPMT GENO
Methodology
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-5 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Lavender (EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Transport 5 mL whole blood. (Min: 2 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature  
Unacceptable Conditions
  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 8 days; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
By report  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
81401
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2002574TPMT Genotype41048-0
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Aliases
  • Myelotoxicity (TPMT Genotype)
  • S-adenosyl-L-methionine (TPMT Genotype)
  • Thiopurine S-methyltransferase (TPMT Genotype)
  • TPMT Biochemical Assay (TPMT Genotype)
  • TPMT Genetics (TPMT Genotype)

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