Department: 
Molecular
Laboratory: 
Molecular Pathology
Tube Colour: 
Lavender
Pseudonyms: 
Thiopurine S-methyltransferase | S-adenosyl-L-methionine:thiopurine S-methyltransferase |Thiopurine methyltransferase
Test Code: 
TPMTg
Availability: 
As required
Collection Requirements: 
9 ml EDTA blood
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Ew
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for current fee
Reference Laboratory: 
Dorevitch Pathology18 Banksia StreetHeidelberg 3084tel 03 9244 0444fax 03 9244 0368
Reference Range: 
Refer to report
Notes: 
Detection of genetic polymorphisms in the Thiopurine S-methyltransferase gene for the prevention of dose-related toxicity during treatment with thiopurine drugs Call Dorevitch Pathology (ph 02 9005 7000) for URGENT requests