2C19C - Overview: Cytochrome P450 2C19 Genotype, Saliva

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: 2C19C    
Cytochrome P450 2C19 Genotype, Saliva

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

Identifying patients who may be at risk for altered metabolism of drugs that are modified by CYP2C19


Predicting anticoagulation response to clopidogrel


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 designed to detect a specific set of CYP2C19 variants (*2, *3, *4, *5, *6, *7, *8, *9, *10, and *17). Other star alleles cannot be detected by this assay.

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)

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

CYP2C19 Genotype, Saliva

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

Clopidogrel (Plavix)
Cytochrome P450 2C19 Genotyping
P450 2C19 Genotyping
Treatment Resistant Depression Panel