Test Catalog

Test ID: DRD4    
Dopamine Receptor D4 Genotype (DRD4), Blood

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

Influencing the target dose of methylphenidate treatment for patients with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder

 

Determining possible cause for poor response to methylphenidate in treated patients with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder

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

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Followed by Sizing Analysis

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

Dopamine Receptor D4 Genotype, B

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

Dopamine