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Test ID: PUPYP    
Purines and Pyrimidines Panel, Plasma

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Evaluating patients with symptoms suspicious for disorders of purine and pyrimidine metabolism

 

Monitoring patients with disorders of purine and pyrimidine metabolism

 

Laboratory evaluation of primary and secondary hyperuricemias

 

Assessing tolerance for fluoropyrimidine drugs used in cancer treatment

 

Aiding in the diagnosis of individuals with suspected dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPD) deficiency

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct genetic test or proper submission of the test request

Purines and pyrimidines are key components in biological processes and required by all cells for growth and survival.

 

At least 35 known inherited disorders of purine and pyrimidine metabolism exist representing a diversity of neurological, immunological, hematological, and renal manifestations.

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

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

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Purines and Pyrimidines Panel, P

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Guanine
Thymidine
Uracil
Thymine
Hypoxanthine
Xanthine
Dihydroorotic Acid
Uric Acid
Deoxythymidine
Deoxyuridine
Uridine
Deoxyinosine
Deoxyguanosine
Inosine
Guanosine
Dihydrouracil
Dihydrothymine
N-carbamoyl-B-alanine
N-carbamoyl-B-aminoisobutyric Acid