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Test ID: HTR2    
Serotonin Receptor Genotype (HTR2A and HTR2C)

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

83303

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Conditional

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

Guiding antidepressant and antipsychotic drug selection

 

Identifying patients who may benefit from treatment with the antipsychotic drug clozapine

 

Identifying those patients receiving antipsychotic medications at risk for excessive weight gain

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

 

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) with Allele-Specific Primer Extension (ASPE)
(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Serotonin Receptor 2A/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