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Clopidogrel Platelet Function Tests

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Genetic Testing: Clopidogrel Metabolism

Slide 24

December 2011

Genetic testing is available for identifying the patient’s CYP2C19 genotype. As with all genetic testing, informed consent for DNA testing is required. The turnaround time is approximately one week and the testing is fairly expensive currently. Patients who have undergone liver or bone marrow transplantation or have recently received non-leukoreduced blood products require special consideration.

Genetic Testing: Clopidogrel Metabolism


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