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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeMMP
Method

LCMS

Diagnostic Use / Indications

6-Methylmercatopurine levels are reflex tested in all specimens where 6-Thioguanine Nucleotides (6-TGN) levels are < 200 pmol/8x10e8 RBCs as an indicator of potential toxicity.

External Price$126.35(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

NN

Patient Specimen5 mL EDTA blood (Lavender)
Paediatric Specimen1 mL EDTA blood (Lavender)
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions5 mL EDTA whole blood. Where 6-TGN and 6-MMP are being measured concurrently a single EDTA sample is sufficient. Refrigerate
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Toxicology
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0322 | x80322
Test AvailabilityThursdays
Turnaround Time1 week
Reference Interval

Refer to Toxicology

Additional Information

Unacceptable samples

Separated sample - DO NOT CENTRIFUGE and SEPARATE.

Frozen samples - freezing damages the red cells rendering the sample unsuitable for analysis.

Samples greater than 4 days old on receipt in Toxicology will be rejected.

Delphic Number Test Number5178

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