Test Catalog

Test ID: HTR2V    
Serotonin Receptor Genotype (HTR2A and HTR2C), Varies

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

Guiding treatment choice of antidepressant

 

Guiding treatment choice in individuals who have a drug-metabolizer phenotype discordant with CYP450 genotypes

 

Identifying those patients at risk of excessive weight gain or metabolic syndrome when receiving antipsychotic medications

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 (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.

Yes

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

HTR2A/2C Genotype

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

5-HTR
5HT
5HTR
HTR
HTR2A
HTR2C
Serotonin Receptor HTR
Type 2 Serotonin Receptor 5HT