2C9C - Overview: Cytochrome P450 2C9 Genotype by Sequence Analysis, Saliva

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: 2C9C    
Cytochrome P450 2C9 Genotype by Sequence Analysis, Saliva

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

Identifying individuals who may be at risk for altered metabolism of drugs that are modified by CYP2C9


Genotyping patients who prefer not to have venipuncture done

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct test or proper submission of the test request

This test is used for assessing CYP2C9 for variants affecting the metabolism of drugs other than warfarin (Coumadin). If requesting for the use of warfarin, order WARFC / Warfarin Sensitivity Genotype by Sequence Analysis, Saliva, which includes testing of CYP2C9 and the VKORC1 gene promoter.

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) Followed by DNA Sequence Analysis

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


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

CYP2C9 Genotype, Saliva

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Cytochrome P450 2C9 Genotyping
P450 2C9 Genotyping