Iowa Institute of Human Genetics

  • CYP2C19 Ordering and Shipping Instructions (Non-UI Health Care Providers)

    To Order the CYP2C19 Test

    • Test kits are provided by the IIHG. Orders may be placed online here. Included in your kit will be the saliva collection tube, collection protocol instructions, and test requisition form.
    • This test must be ordered by a health care provider. Patients are not permitted to order the test for themselves.

    Completing the Test

    • Follow the DNAGenotek protocol for saliva collection using the provided ORAcollect saliva collection kit.
      • This test is done by swiping the provided soft sponge, similar to a cotton swab, along the gums to collect a small saliva sample.
       
    • Complete the provided Test Requisition Form.

    Shipping Requirements

    • After collection, samples should be stored and shipped at room temperature
    • Delivery: will receive Monday-Friday
    • Samples must be labeled with the patient's name and date of birth. Samples received without both pieces of information cannot be processed and will be discarded.
    • Seal sample in the provided sealed biohazard bag with absorbent material. Place both the completed requisition form and the sealed, labeled sample in the bubble wrap envelop and mail to:

    Iowa Institute of Human Genetics
    University of Iowa
    285 Newton Road, 5296 CBRB
    Iowa City, IA 52242
    Phone: (319) 335-3688

    Billing 

    • The IIHG will bill your institution for the test. We do not bill patients directly.
    • We cannot accept credit card payments at this time.
    • This test corresponds with CPT Code 81225

    Results Reporting

    • This test takes about 2 weeks to process after receipt at the IIHG lab. Result reports will be faxed to the referring physician(s) indicated on the test requisition, at that time.

    CYP2C19 Ordering Instructions (UI Health Care Providers)

    To Order the CYP2C19 Test

    • Specimen is a saliva sample collected with ORAcollect kit obtained in Cardiology Clinic or Specimen Control.
    • The test can be ordered through EPIC. Please search for CYP2C19 or reference test order: LAB7876.

    Completing the Test

    • Follow the DNAGenotek protocol for saliva collection using the provided ORAcollect saliva collection kit.
      • This test is done by swiping the provided soft sponge, similar to a cotton swab, along the gums to collect a small saliva sample.
       
    • Complete the provided Test Requisition Form.

    Sample Handling

    • After collection, samples should be stored and shipped at room temperature
    • Samples must be labeled with the patient's name and date of birth. Samples received without both pieces of information cannot be processed and will be discarded.
    • Seal sample in the provided sealed biohazard bag with absorbent material. Place both the completed requisition form and the sealed, labeled sample in a plastic bag.

    Billing 

    • The IIHG will bill your institution for the test.
    • We cannot accept credit card payments at this time.
    • This test corresponds with CPT Code 81225

    Results Reporting

    • This test takes about 2 weeks to process after receipt at the IIHG lab. Result reports will be uploaded to EPIC at that time.