Solute Carrier Organic Anion Transporter Family Member 1B1 (SLCO1B1) Genotype, Statin, Blood
Aiding risk prediction for statin-associated myopathy in patients beginning statin therapy, especially simvastatin therapy
Determining a potential genetic effect related to statin intolerance in patients with statin-associated myopathy, especially related to simvastatin
Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct test or proper submission of the test request
This is a pharmacogenomics test for the SLCO1B1 *5 (c.521T>C, p.V174A; rs4149056) allele. Presence of the *5 allele is associated with an increased risk for simvastatin-associated myopathy.
Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.
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Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) 5'-Nuclease End-Point Allelic Discrimination Analysis
(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)
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SLCO1B1 Genotype, Statin, B