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Test ID BLOD1105 Thiopurine Metabolites

Container Type

EDTA

Specimen Type/Requirements

EDTA whole blood

Specimen Volume

5.0 mL

Stability

Room Temperature: 3 days
Refrigerated: 8 days
Frozen: NA

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: NA
Lipemia: NA

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Friday

Methodology

HPLC

Performing Lab

Prometheus

AKA

6-MMPN

Methyl mercaptopurine

6-TGN

Thioguanine nucleotide

 

Additional Information

This is a quantitative evaluation of 6-TGN (thioguanine nucleotide) and

6-MMPN (methyl mercaptopurine nucleotide)

CPT

82542

Minimum Volume

3.0 mL

Analytical Time

3 days