Test Overview
Test Methodology

PCR followed by DNA sequence analysis

Test Usage

This is a pharmacogenomics test associated with 5-fluorouracil and capecitabine drug sensitivity. Biallelic variation in the DPYD gene is also associated with dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPD) deficiency.

Reference Range *

Interpretive report provided

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Varies
Analytic Time

6 - 12 days

Soft Order Code
DPYDG
MiChart Code
DPYDG
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo DPYDG
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect specimen in EDTA tube. Send whole blood to Specimen Processing ambient.

Normal Volume
3 mL blood, full tube of saliva, 100 mcL DNA
Minimum Volume
0.45 mL blood, full tube saliva, 100 mcL of DNA
Storage Temperature
Blood- ambient preferred refrigerated acceptable, Saliva Ambient only, DNA Frozen preferred ambient and refrigerated acceptable.
Additional Information

Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories

Billing
CPT Code
81232
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