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Thymidine Determination - Plasma
Thymidine Phosphorylase Deficiency | MNGIE Syndrome | Mitochondrial Neurogastrointestinal Encephalopathy Disease | Mitochondrial Neurogastrointestinal Encephalopathy Syndrome | Myoneurogastrointestinal Encephalopathy Syndrome
Test Information: This test provides quantitative analysis of Thymidine in Plasma.

This test is useful for evaluation of patients suspected of MNGIE Disease.
Test Details
Test Code: 4330
Special Notes: Results from this test are not useful for Carrier Testing. Please note, carriers may have Thymidine levels in the normal range.
Technical Information
Methodology: Tandem Mass Spectroscopy
Gene Name: TYMP (ECGF1)
Protein Name: Thymidine phosphorylase
Test Type: Analyte Analysis
References Values or Ranges: Normal Range: < 500 nM
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Biochemical
Specimen Type: Plasma
Requirements: Draw blood in a Heparin (green-top) tube(s) and separate as soon as possible. Send 1-2 cc of plasma. Store the specimen frozen at -20C. Specimen may be stored frozen for up to 7 days.
Shipping Conditions: Ship frozen on 3-5 lbs of dry ice in an insulated container by overnight courier.

Turn Around Time: 14 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 83789 x 1


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