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ABCB1 Polymorphism Test Prior to Therapy with Docetaxel or Irinotecan

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient who is about to undergo chemotherapy with either docetaxel or irinotecan for a polymorphism in the ABCB1 gene.

Specialty:

Toxicology
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
Genetics

Objective:

laboratory tests, pharmacogenetics

ICD-10:

C00-C14, C16, C18, C19, C20, C21, C34, C50-C50, C61

Description:

Polymorphisms in the ABCB1 gene can affect clearance of the chemotherapeutic drugs docetaxel and irinotecan.

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