Epic order code: LAB5169
This test includes targeted testing to evaluate the following genes: CYP2C19
Specimen Type: Whole blood
Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
1. Invert several times to mix blood.
2. Send whole blood specimen in original tube. Do not aliquot.
Specimen Stability Information: Ambient 24 Hours/ Refrigerated 1 Week/ Frozen Unacceptable
Specimen Type: Buccal Cell
Patient Preparation: See collection instructions.
Supplies: Buccal Swab Collection Kit
Specimen Volume: 4 Swab
Collection Instructions: Buccal Cell Collection Instructions
Specimen Stability Information: Ambient or Refrigerated 30 days
Clotted or frozen blood.
Blood with a collection date greater than 7 days prior to processing.
Less than the minimum volume requirements for blood collection or less than the minimum swab requirement for buccal cell collection.
Preemptive or reactive genotyping of patients for pharmacogenomic purposes
Providing an assessment for genes with strong drug-gene associations
Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)
7 - 10 business days