Dihydropryimidine Dehydrogenase (DPYD), 3 Variants


Abbrev Code:ARMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)/Fluorescence Monitoring
CPT Codes: 81232 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 5-10 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes. Counseling and informed consent are recommended for genetic testing.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Alternate Containers: Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory
Causes for Rejection:Plasma or serum. Heparinized specimens. Frozen specimens in glass collection tubes.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at refrigerated temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:72 hours at room temperature; 1 week refrigerated; 1 month frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2012166


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:Predict risk of dose-related toxicity to 5-FU therapy.


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