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Thiopurine Metabolites, Prometheus

Mnemonic:    [Thio Metab]
Name:    Thiopurine Metabolites, Prometheus
Specimen:    5 mL whole blood from a Lavender top tube.
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable 7 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    Prometheus 3200
Note:    Detects thiopurine metabolites (6-TGN, 6-MMPN) levels. Used to optimize ongoing dosing of thiopurines to reach and maintain therapeutic goal.
Processing Info:    Send sample on cold packs via FedEx. The sample must be kept cool (it is only good for 3 days at room temperature). Do not freeze.