Specimen Requirements

Title

MERCAPTOPURINE (6MP) METABOLITES (THIOPURINE METABOLITES)

Specimen Requirement

Draw blood in a lavender EDTA tube. Send 5.0mL whole blood (3.0mL minimum) refrigerated.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temperature 24 hours, Refrigerated 8 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

10-14 DAYS -- PERFORMED MON-FRI

Clinical Use

Test Code

6MPRW