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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Under the terms of the contract, Millennium Health will provide its Millennium PGTSM pharmacogenetic test as well as its Millennium UDTSM and Millennium OFTSM medication monitoring services.
Moreover, taking into consideration that the two most critical variables are the cost of genotyping and the effectiveness of the pharmacogenetic test, the future of this intervention looms promising.
The Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC) is an international collaboration of pharmacogenomics experts that publishes clinical practice guidelines on using pharmacogenetic test results to optimize drug therapy.
Millennium PGT is a pharmacogenetic test that helps clinicians improve treatment by anticipating a patient's likely response to prescription medication.
The test for a particular hepatic enzyme is referred to as a pharmacogenetic test.
The collaboration is aimed at launching the SureGene Test for Antipsychotic and Antidepressant Response, a breakthrough pharmacogenetic test containing genetic markers for the effectiveness of antipsychotic drug treatment.
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 would appear that warfarin dosing would be a perfect candidate for the clinical use of a pharmacogenetic test.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Australian researchers have independently developed a pharmacogenetic test for Abacavir (ziagen), a licensed HIV/AIDS drug that causes serious and potentially fatal hypersensitivity reactions in approximately 5% of patients, usually within the first six weeks of therapy.
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.
Now a national panel of pharmacogenetics experts from clinical laboratories, research and patient care has sifted through dozens of terms and reached a consensus on a vocabulary for reporting clinical pharmacogenetic test results.