To identify patients at risk of serious adverse events from thiopurine drugs.
Chilled (2 - 8 degrees Celsius)
If overnight - Chilled (2 - 8 degrees Celsius)
2 x 5ml EDTA required
Interpretative comments will be given with all results
200 – 400 ug/L RBC
HPLC Mass Spec
$63.37 (Exclusive of GST)
Serum, clotted, frozen or lysed samples are unacceptable.
Genotyping will be performed on all samples with very low results ( <50 ug/L RBC), and all Children under 17 years All other requests for either TPMT or TPMT genotyping will only receive TPMT activity unless the lab is contacted. Specific reasons for TPMT genotyping would include recent blood transfusions.