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At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To determine the concentration of mycophenolic acid (MPA), an immunosuppressant drug, in the blood in order to monitor levels in transplant recipients and prevent toxicity
When to Get Tested?
As soon as mycophenolate therapy begins and whenever the dose is changed; may be ordered frequently at first, then at regular intervals; whenever excess or deficient levels of MPA are suspected
A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm
Test Preparation Needed?