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Test Code 6MP 6-Methyl-Mercaptopurine Group

Clinical System Name

6-Methyl-Mercaptopurine Group

Synonyms

6 MP
6 TG
6MMP
6TG
Azathioprine metabolism
PRO-Predict Metabolites (thiopurine)

Thiopurine Metabolites

Thiopurine Drug Metabolites

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 5 mL

Minimum Vol: 3.5 mL EDTA whole blood

 

Note:

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Freezing, hemolysis

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Do not spin.Do not freeze. Refrigerate whole blood in CPA refrigerator send-outs rack.

 

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole blood Room temp  72 h
  Refrigerated  8 d
  Frozen Unacceptable

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Drawn daily, Performed T, Th, Su 2 - 6 d

 

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

Department

Department:

ARUP Laboratories

500 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1221

 

Phone Number:

(800) 522-2787

 

 

Reference Range

 

Metabolite

Ref Range

Unit

6-TGN

230 - 400

pmole/8 x 10E8 RBC

6-MMPN

<5700

pmole/8 x 10E8 RBC

Interpretive report provided.

 

Methodology

Method: Quantitative Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

80375

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

Thiopurine Metabolites by LC-MS/MS

Reference Test Number:

2014484

Instructions:

Send out Mon - Fri with ARUP courier.