Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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CYTOCHROME P450 2C9 GENOTYPE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1089         Geisinger Epic ID: 52281

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL dark blue-top (K2 EDTA) tube
4 mL green/green-top (sodium heparin) tube
Specimen required:
5 mL whole blood; minimum 3 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 8 days. Refrigerated: 8 days. Frozen: Unacceptable

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
81227
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Methodology:
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Single Nucleotide Primer Extension
Synonyms:
Quest test code 14940, Cytochrome P
Clinical significance:
This assay will detect the two major CYP2C9 alleles, associated with poor drug metabolism and resultant drug toxicity or poor therapeutic response. It may be used to obtain improved safety and efficacy data from clinical trials and to avoid adverse drug responses in clinical trial participants.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Thurs a.m.; Report available: 7 days    
Performed stat? No
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