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23158 Thiopurine Metabolites, Prometheus (3200)

Thiopurine Metabolites, Prometheus (3200)
Test Code: PROPDSO
Synonyms/Keywords
 Imuran, 6MP
Useful For
​PROMETHEUS® Thiopurine Metabolites testing assists physicians in optimizing ongoing dosing of thiopurine immunosuppressant therapy to reach and maintain therapeutic goal. Thiopurine metabolite testing also helps to identify drug metabolite levels that may lead to toxicity and some of the reasons for treatment failure.
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​Whole Blood ​EDTA Lavender Top Tube (LTT) ​5 ml
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Whole Blood ​ Ambient ​3 days
​Refrigerated ​8 days
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Prometheus Labs ​Monday through Friday ​3 days ​HPLC
Reference Lab
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Prometheus Labs​ ​Interpretive Report
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
82542 ​2
Synonyms/Keywords
 Imuran, 6MP
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity ​Pro-Predict R-6MP/AZ
​Cerner ​Thiopurine Metabolites, Prometheus (3200)
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​Whole Blood ​EDTA Lavender Top Tube (LTT) ​5 ml
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Whole Blood ​ Ambient ​3 days
​Refrigerated ​8 days
Useful For
​PROMETHEUS® Thiopurine Metabolites testing assists physicians in optimizing ongoing dosing of thiopurine immunosuppressant therapy to reach and maintain therapeutic goal. Thiopurine metabolite testing also helps to identify drug metabolite levels that may lead to toxicity and some of the reasons for treatment failure.
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Prometheus Labs​ ​Interpretive Report
For more information visit:
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Prometheus Labs ​Monday through Friday ​3 days ​HPLC
Reference Lab
For billing questions, see Contacts
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
82542 ​2
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.