Specimen Requirements

Title

MYCOPHENOLIC ACID (CELL-CEPT)

Specimen Requirement

Measures Mycophenolic Acid and Mycophenolic Acid Glucuronide – metabolite of MPA.

Collect specimen 12 hours post dose.

1-Plain Red Top/1.0 mL serum. Separate serum from cells within 2 hours and send refrigerated.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temperature Unacceptable, Refrigerated 4 days, Frozen 5 months

Reference Range

By report*

Turnaround

2-4 days Performed Tues, Fri

Clinical Use

Test Code

MACID