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MPA-M
MYCOPHENOLIC ACID, SERUM

Test Code MPA-M 
Test MYCOPHENOLIC ACID, SERUM 
Methodology Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) 
Description Useful for monitoring therapy with CellCept® to ensure adequate blood levels and avoid overimmunosuppression 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube. (SERUM GEL TUBE IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.) Spin down and send 1.0 mL (minimum: 0.4 mL) of serum refrigerated in a screw-capped, plastic vial. 
Reference Values Mycophenolic acid (MPA) = 1.0 - 3.5 µg/mL
Mycophenolic acid glucuronide (MPA-G) = 35 - 100 µg/mL 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Saturday 
CPT Code(s) 80180