Recent changes for Thiopurine Metabolites (Sendaway Test)
Dedicated EDTA Tube required.
Patient Consent form
Azathioprine metabolites, 6-TGN, 6-MMP, TMPT metabolites, Imuram metabolites
Azathioprine metabolites, 6-TGN, 6-MMP, TPMT metabolites, Imuram metabolites
Samples must be collected Mondays to Thursdays only. Do not collect before a Friday or public holiday. The test costs $145 and the below patient consent form must be completed.
Dedicated EDTA tube required.
Thiopurine metabolites are stable for up to 4 days at 4 degrees Celsius.
Sample sent via Eastern Health Pathology (EAH) to Monash University Gastroenterology Laboratory.