Days Set Up
Monday
Analytic Time

4 hours

MiChart Code
MPA, Mycophenolic Acid
Soft Order Code
MPA

Test Updated:

Synonyms

CellCept
MPA (Mycophenolic Acid)
MPA-G (Mycophenolic Acid Glucuronide)
Mycophenolate Mofeti
Mycophenolate Mofetil
Mycophenolic Acid Glucuronide
MYCOPHENOLIC ACID, SERUM
MPACID
MPAGLUC
MYCOPHENOLIC ACID
MPA GLUCURONIDE

Looking to order a test?

We’ve provided helpful links to make ordering easy.

Find a Requisition

All specimens should be accompanied by a requisition.

Submitting Specimens

Learn about how to properly label and where to ship specimens.

Order Kits and Supplies

MLabs provides all the supplies necessary for the collection of specimens.

Test FAQ

Visit our provider FAQ and learn about common questions to ordering tests.

Test Overview

Test Methodology

Liquid Chromatography - Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Test Usage

Monitoring therapy with CellCept to ensure adequate blood levels and avoid over-immunosuppression.

Reference Range

Mycophenolic Acid (MPA): 1.0 - 3.5 mcg/mL. Mycophenolic Acid Glucuronide (MPA-G): 35 - 100 mcg/mL.

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a red top tube; do not use SST tube. Draw TROUGH immediately prior to next dose. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
80180
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
Z1020-7 (MPACID 23905-3, MPAGLUC 23906-1)

Have More Questions?

Explore our helpful billing resources:

Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.