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Thiopurine Metabolites (INACTIVE as of 11/17/14: Refer to 2011134)
2002575
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
THIOP MET
Methodology
Qualitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-6 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lavender (EDTA). Also acceptable: Pink (K2EDTA) 
Specimen Preparation
Transport 5 mL whole blood (Min: 3.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
Include drug name and dosage. 
Stability
Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
82491 x2
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2002576Thiopurine Metabolites19146-0
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Aliases
  • 6-MMPN (methyl mercaptopurine nucleotide (Thiopurine Metabolites))
  • 6-TGN (thioguanine nucleotide (Thiopurine Metabolites))

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