Lab Test

Test Definition Number : 281
Test Definition Name : SLC6A4 sequence analysis
Lab Name : Mayo Clinic Personalized Genomics Laboratory
Lab Test Number of THIS Version : 1227
Lab Test Name : Serotonin Transporter Genotype
Status : Active
Expired : No
Updated : 2018-05-16 20:54 EDT

General Attributes

Chromosome Band : 17q11.2
HUGO Gene Name : [SLC6A4] solute carrier family 6 (neurotransmitter transporter), member 4
ICD-Oncology Code
(includes WHO classification diagnoses)

Infectious Disease Attributes

Agent Category :
Non-virus Genus and Species :
Virus Family, Genus, and Species :

Lab-specific Attributes

Method : Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Specimen Source
(for clinical patient care these sources must be validated)
: Blood - Whole Blood
ICD-10 Code :
Use : Clinical - CLIA-certified lab
Clinical - certified for NY patients
Genetics Category : Pharmacogenetics
Comments : HUGO Gene Name: SLC6A4 Also known as 5-HTT and SERT See Useful For: -Evaluating patients who have failed therapy with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) -Evaluating patients with treatment-resistant depression -Predicting response time to improvement with SSRIs -Identifying patients who might respond favorably to a class of antidepressants other than SSRI -Identifying patients who have diminished amounts of the serotonin transporter and, hence, an altered response to SSRI therapeutics
Specimen Transport Requirements :
Samples Available for Proficiency Test Sample Exchange : No


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