DPYD Genotyping

Additional Information:


UFHPL Epic order code: LAB1700121

This test includes targeted testing to evaluate the following gene: DPYD

Specimen Requirements:

Specimen Type: Whole blood

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Sample Volume: 3 mL

Collection instructions:

  1. Invert several times to mix blood
  2. Send whole blood specimens 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 Conditions:

  • 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.

Use:

Preemptive or reactive genotyping of patients for pharmacogenomic purposes

Providing an assessment for gene(s) with strong drug-gene associations

Methodology:

Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)

Reported:

7 – 10 business days