3A5O - Overview: CYP3A5 Genotype, Saliva

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: 3A5O    
CYP3A5 Genotype, Saliva

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

An aid to optimizing treatment with tacrolimus and potentially other drugs metabolized by CYP3A5


Genotyping patients who prefer not to have venipuncture done

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) 5'-Nuclease End-Point Allelic Discrimination 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

CYP3A5 Genotype, Saliva

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

Cytochrome P450, Family 3, Subfamily A, Polypeptide 5
Cytochrome P450, Subfamily IIIA (Niphedipine Oxidase), Polypeptide 5
Cytochrome P450-PCN3
Cytochrome P450 3A5
Kidney Transplant
Calcineurin Inhibitor