TPMT (Thio Purine Methyl Transferase) Genotyping
This test is recommended for the patients who are scheduled to take the Thiopurine drugs such as Azathioprine, 6-Mercaptopurine, and 6-Thioguanine. It measures the activity of TPMT and patients with low activity are at a great risk of developing drug-induced bone marrow toxicity.
How to prepare for the test?
No special preparation is needed for this test.