Test Catalog

Test ID: 2B6V    
Cytochrome P450 2B6 Genotype, Varies

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

Aiding in determining therapeutic strategies for drugs that are metabolized by CYP2B6


Providing information relevant to bupropion, efavirenz, ketamine, methadone, and nevirapine, as well as other medications metabolized by CYP2B6


Determining the genotype if genotype-phenotype discord is encountered clinically after testing with a less comprehensive genotyping method has occurred


Identifying genotype when required for drug trials and research protocols

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

Real Time-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) with Allelic Discrimination Analysis

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


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

CYP2B6 Genotype

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

Cytochrome P450 2B6 (CYP2B6) Genotyping
Bupropion metabolism
Efavirenz metabolism
Ketamine metabolism
Methadone metabolism
Nevirapine metabolism