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TPMT Genetics

Components

Name Method Department Units
TPMT Genetics Genotype
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Specimen Requirements

Whole blood

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Purple tube (EDTA)

6 mL 6 mL
Stability

Refrigerated - 30 day(s)
Room temperature - 10 day(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Do not centrifuge
  • Mix by gentle inversion immediately after collection
  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible

Reasons for Rejection

  • Wrong collection tube
  • Centrifuged specimen

Comments

Minimum volume will not allow for repeat testing.

CPT Code

  • 81335