pharmacogenetic test

pharmacogenetic test

An assay designed to study interindividual variations in DNA sequence related to drug absorption and disposition or drug action.
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The test for a particular hepatic enzyme is referred to as a pharmacogenetic test.
As the authors point out, this is the first time that a pharmacogenetic test has been used to prevent a specific toxic effect of a drug.
It's the first pharmacogenetic test to make it all the way into the real world, into the clinic," he notes.
One of our physicians recently told us the pharmacogenetic test he ordered saved the life of one of his patients," says Goodman.
Given the magnitude of these potential improvements in warfarin use, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has authorized the WARFARIN Study to gather data on the potential impact of a pharmacogenetic test to reduce serious bleeding and clotting episodes in patients.
To paraphrase his analogy, if the evidence (bricks) for a pharmacogenetic test is faulty, the application of this test (the foundation) will invariably also be flawed.
1]-antitrypsin deficiency, cystic fibrosis carrier status, and a pharmacogenetic test for certain cytochrome p450 alleles.
Millennium is the only pharmacogenetic test menu offering the unique combination of all three genes.
Among physicians who considered themselves well informed, 50% intended to order a pharmacogenetic test in the next 6 months; only 24% of the physicians who did not feel well informed intended to do so.
Another pharmacogenetic test important in primary care is the AmpliChip CYP450.
A pharmacogenetic test for identifying patients with specific genetic mutations that have been associated with an increased risk of neutropenia after use of Camptosar (irinotecan), the antineoplastic agent used to treat metastatic colorectal cancer.
25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Laboratories announced today that it now offers buccal swabs as an additional specimen collection option for its pharmacogenetic test, Millennium PGT[sup.