NAT2 - Overview: N-Acetyltransferase 2 Gene (NAT2), Full Gene Sequence

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: NAT2    
N-Acetyltransferase 2 Gene (NAT2), Full Gene Sequence

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

Identifying patients who may require isoniazid dosing adjustments

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
NAT2FNAT2, Full Gene SequenceNoYes
NAT2SNAT2, Gene SequencingNoYes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.


Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to 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 or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

NAT2, Full Gene Sequence

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

Arylamine N-acetyltransferase-2
NAT-2 (N-acetyltransferase 2 Gene)
Pronestyl (Procainamide)
Zonisamide (Zonegran)
N-acetyltransferase Type 2
Polymorphic Arylamine N-acetyltransferase (PNAT)
Arylamide Acetylase 2 (AAC2)