DIHYDROPYRIMIDINE DEHYDROGENASE (DPYD), 3 VARIANTS

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a lavender tube. Send 3.0 mL whole blood (1.0 mL minimum) refrigerated.

Alternate Specimen
Whole blood: Yellow ACD A or B refrigerated

Rejection Criteria
Plasma or serum. Heparinized specimens.

Methodology
Polymerase Chain Reaction/Fluorescence Monitoring

Stability
Room temperature: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday, Thursday

Turnaround Time6-11 days
Test CodeDPYD
CPT-4 Code (s)
81400, 81479
LOINC Codes
DPYD Specimen: 31208-2;
DPYD Genotype: Not Available;
DPYD Phenotype: Not available

Warde
Medical
Laboratory