Thiopurine Drug Metabolites
Label Mnemonic: PROIM
Epic Lab Code: LAB3909
Downtime Form: A-1a Doctor/Provider Orders - Pathology Core and Specialty Care Nursery
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Whole Blood
Collection Medium:
Pink top tube 6 mL (K2-EDTA)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 5 mL EDTA whole blood
Absolute Minimum: 2.0 mL EDTA whole blood
Rejection Criteria:
Hemolyzed specimens.
Turn Around Time:
3 business days from receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
6-MMPN, Quantitative HPLC <57 pmole/8X108 RBC 6-TGN, Quantitative HPLC 230 - 400 pmole/8X108 RBC
Methodology:
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
CPT Code:
82542