Laboratory Test Directory

Pharmacogenetic Testing (PGx)

Accu Reference Medical Lab offers an extensive pharmacogenetic test menu to help the clinician in identifying appropriate treatment and to monitor efficacy and toxicity by evaluating the genetic differences in metabolic pathways for each individual.

Gene Panels Available:

AccuCARDIAC Panel

Genes tested: CYP2C19, CYP2D6, CYP2C9, CYP3A4, CYP3A5, SLCO1B1, APOE, VKORC1, LPA, ITGB3

AccuPSYCH Panel

Genes tested: CYP2C19, CYP2D6, CYP2C9, CYP3A4, CYP3A5, CYP1A2, ANKK1/DRD2, COMT, HTR2A, HTR2C, UGT2B15

AccuPAIN Panel

Genes tested: CYP2C19, CYP2D6, CYP2C9, CYP3A4, CYP3A5, CYP1A2, CYP2B6, OPRM1

AccuCOMPREHENSIVE Panel

Genes tested: CYP2C19, CYP2D6, CYP2C9, CYP3A4, CYP3A5, CYP1A2, CYP2B6, SLCO1B1, APOE, VKORC1, ANKK1/DRD2, OPRM1, COMT, HTR2B, LPA, ITGB3, UGT2B15

Other gene(s) tested:

CYP2C9/VKORC1
CYP2D6
CYP2C19

What are pharmacogenetic tests and why use them for patient testing? 

Pharmacogenetics is a field of research that seeks to understand genetic variability that leads to individual responses to medications. The long-term goal of pharmacogenetics is to help healthcare professionals (HCPs) select the drugs and dosages best suited for each person. By analyzing genes that produce specific drug targets, for example, a HCP may be able to adjust medication dosage for precision, optimizing efficacy and safety. The decision about which drug to prescribe may also be influenced by existing health contraindications or maintenance medications.Pharmacogenetic testing is important in therapeutic decision-making. The Food and Drug Administration has begun including pharmacogenetic information on the labels of more than 150 medications, which can helps HCPS tailor their prescriptions to individual patients. Dosages and timing of therapies are usually based upon the anticipated metabolism and clearance rates of the average person, which is where pharmacogenetic testing comes in. Pharmacogenetic testing provides HCPs with the opportunity to personalize medication to best suit the individual. Being able to test patients for their response to a particular therapy helps provide efficacy and safety insight prior to starting the patient on a new therapeutic regime.

Accureference offers pharmacogenetic tests that can provide data to aid clinicians in the therapeutic decision making process.

References:

1.    Pharmacogenetic tests. American Association for Clinical Chemistry. Website: https://labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/pharmacogenetic-tests/. Updated: April 3, 2014. Accessed: April 3, 2016.

2.    Pharmacogenetics fact sheet. National Institute of General Medical Sciences. Website: https://www.nigms.nih.gov/education/Pages/factsheet-pharmacogenomics.aspx. Updated: October 1, 2015. Accessed: April 3, 2016.

3.    Gervasini G et al. Pharmacogenetic testing and therapeutic drug monitoring are complementary tools for optimal individualization of drug therapy. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2010;66:755-774.

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Cranford Patient Service Center

  • 27 South Avenue West, Cranford, NJ 07016
  • (908) 441-7710
  • (908) 441-7711
  • Mon., Tue., Wed.: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thu., Fri.: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sat.: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Sun.: CLOSED

Linden Patient Service Center

  • 1901 East Linden Avenue, Unit 25, Linden, NJ 07036
  • (908) 474-1004
  • Mon. – Fri.: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • Sat., Sun.: CLOSED

Somerset Patient Service Center

  • 1553 Rt.27, Somerset, NJ 08873
  • (609) 527-9199
  • (609) 527-9192
  • Mon. – Fri.: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sat., Sun.: CLOSED

Succasunna Patient Service Center

  • 225 State Route 10, Succasunna, NJ 07876
  • (973) 971-9314
  • Mon. – Fri.: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sat., Sun.: CLOSED

Voorhees Sheppard Patient Service Center

  • 903 Sheppard RD., Voorhees, NJ 08043
  • (856) 528-5915
  • Mon. – Fri.: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sat., Sun.: CLOSED

Stamford Patient Service Center

  • 111 High Ridge Road, First Floor, Stamford, CT 06905
  • (908) 583-6632
  • Mon., Wed., Fri.: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Tue., Thu., Sat., Sun.: CLOSED
  • Lunch Break: 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

East Hartford PSC

  • 677 Silver Ln, East Hartford, CT 06118
  • (860) 216-2150
  • (860) 904-9638
  • Mon., Fri.: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Sat., Sun.: CLOSED

Baltimore Patient Service Center

  • 3455 Wilkins Avenue, Suite L10-A, Baltimore, MD 21229
  • (410) 644-4444
  • Mon., – Fri.: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Sat., Sun.: CLOSED

Cambridge Patient Service Center

  • 503 Byrn Street, 2nd Floor, Cambridge, MD 21613
  • (443) 477-6568
  • (443) 477-6530
  • Mon., – Fri.: 6:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Sat., Sun.: CLOSED

Greenbelt Patient Service center

  • 7525 Greenway Center Drive, Suite T9, Greenbelt, MD 20770
  • (856) 454-5128
  • (856) 454-5136
  • Mon., – Tue.: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Thursday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Saturday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Sun.: CLOSED

5th Avenue Patient Service Center

  • 5908 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11220
  • (718) 880-9970
  • Mon., – Thu.: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
  • Fri.: 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
  • Sat.: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
  • Sun.: CLOSED

First Medcare

  • 8707 Flatlands Avenue, Lower Level, Brooklyn, NY 11236
  • (718) 210-1909
  • (718) 210-1910
  • (718) 210-1910
  • Mon., Tue., Thu., Fri.: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Wed.: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Sat., Sun.: CLOSED

New Hyde Park Patient Service Center

  • 1575 Hillside Avenue, New Hyde Park, Suite 100-A, NY 11040
  • (516) 500-1047
  • Mon., – Fri.: 7:30 AM-4:00 PM
  • Sat., Sun.: CLOSED

Rockville Centre Patient Service Center

  • 178 Sunrise Hwy, Lower Level, Rockville Centre, NY 11570
  • (516) 442-0417
  • (516) 442-0418
  • Mon., – Fri.: 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
  • Sat.: 8:00 AM-2:00 PM
  • Sun.: CLOSED

Haverstraw Patient Service Center

  • 52 New Main Street, Haverstraw, NY 10927
  • (845) 310-4659
  • (845) 310-4660
  • Mon., – Thu.: 7:30 AM-4:30 PM
  • Fri., Sat.: 7:00 AM-1:00 PM
  • Sun.: CLOSED

Medical Drive Patient Service Center

  • 1314 Medical drive, Suite 101, Fayetteville, NC 28304
  • (910) 491-5253
  • Mon., – Thu.: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Fri.: 8:00 AM-2:00 PM
  • Sat., Sun.: CLOSED

Skibo Road Patient Service Center

  • 1905 Skibo Road, Suite 101, Fayetteville, NC 28314
  • (910) 867-7071
  • Mon., – Fri.: 8:00 AM-6:00 PM
  • Sat., Sun.: CLOSED

Walter Reed Patient Service Center

  • 1220 Walter Reed Road, Suite A, Fayetteville, NC 28304
  • (910) 481-1956
  • Mon., – Thu.: 7:00 AM-4:00 PM
  • Fri.: 8:00 AM-2:00 PM
  • Sat., Sun.: CLOSED

Bangor Patient Service Center

  • 225 Erdman Avenue, Bangor, PA 18013
  • (610) 452-9174
  • Mon., – Fri.: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Sat., Sun.: CLOSED

Hazelton Patient Service Center

  • 101 South Church Street, Hazelton, PA 18704
  • (570) 455-0747
  • Mon., – Fri.: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Sat., Sun.: CLOSED

Kingston Patient Service Center

  • 517 Pierce Street, Kingston, PA 18704
  • (570) 283-0674
  • Mon., – Fri.: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Sat., Sun.: CLOSED

ACCU Reference Louisiana Stat LAB

  • 1532 River Oaks Road W., New Orleans, LA 70123
  • (504) 779-8163
  • (504) 779-8164
  • Mon., – Fri.: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Sat., Sun.: CLOSED

Metairie Patient Service Center

  • 4213 Saxon Street, Suite #100, Metairie, LA 70006
  • (504) 516-2461
  • Mon., – Fri.: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Sat., Sun.: CLOSED

LA Patient Service Center

  • 4449 N I10 Service Road W, Metairie, LA, 70006
  • (504) 455-6000
  • (504) 779-8164
  • Mon., – Fri.: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Sat., Sun.: CLOSED

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