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Test ID BLOD1105 Thiopurine Metabolites

Specimen Type/Requirements

Lavender top (EDTA) -  Whole blood

 

Test is not affected by hemolysis or lipemia. 

Specimen Volume

 

Preferred Volume   5.0 mL  
Minimum Volume   3.0 mL  

 

Stability/Transport

 

Room Temperature   3 days    
Refrigerated   8 days   preferred for transport  
Frozen   not acceptable    

 

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

Analytic Time

3 days

Interface Build Information

Result Code  Result Code Information  
8063 See Scanned Report