CYP2D6 Genotype

Additional Information:

Epic order code: LAB2103048

This test includes targeted testing to evaluate the following genes: CYP2D6

Specimen Requirements:

Specimen Type: Whole blood
Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Collection Instructions:
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

Unacceptable conditons:
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