CYP2C19*2_*3/Clopidogrel PGx Test

Find out how PLAVIX works in a single test.

Purpose of Testing

  • Clopidogrel (Plavix) is an anti-platelet agent. Patients with a history of atherosclerosis or embolism may reduce the incidence of death due to stroke and myocardial infarction. It works by inhibiting platelet agglutination, making arterial blood vessels less prone to thrombosis. It is most commonly used in patients with acute myocardial infarction after placing a cardiac stent.
  • Clopidogrel is a prodrug and does not have antiplatelet activity per se. It needs to be metabolized by enzymes in the liver to the active form before it can have an anti-platelet clotting effect.

What is pharmacogenetic testing

What is「pharmacogenetic」testing?

  • A gene is a “specification” of DNA sequences that carry genetic information passed down from parent to child. This specification helps us understand the risk of disease, unique physical condition, and more importantly, whether you are suitable for a drug, have allergies, need to adjust the dose, and other important information about taking medication.
  • Therefore, pharmacogenetic test results can provide physicians with more reference information to help them give patients the most appropriate medications and doses.
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Application & Indications

  • Patients with cardiovascular and stroke diseases
  • People who have Coronary angioplasty and stents
  • Those who prevent recurrence of myocardial infarction and stroke



Consultation Before Test


Sample Collection



Genetic Test



Report Produce



Doctor consultation

Specimen type

Depending on requirements

Oral mucosa scraping


Gargle for 15 seconds



Take out 1~3pcs of swaps


Up and down rotating slightly friction 10~15 times on the oral surface


Place the swab in the collection tube
Break the swab at the score line before tighten

Blood sampling


Clinical laboratory of the Medical institutions


Blood sampling 3ml
Fridge the blood collection tube(K2 ETDA) with 4°C temperature

Why PharmiGENE

Why PharmiGENE

  • We have licensed exclusive worldwide of relating Carbamazepine、Allopurinol, and Warfarin rights from Academia Sinica relating.
  • Based on CPIC, PharmGKB, and other databases, we update the latest report occasionally.
  • Combining the latest research data,  with clinical experience, with the most scientific, personalized, accurate information to tailor medication recommendations for individuals to provide physicians with individual genetic reports
  • As a pioneer of preventive medicine, as one of the few experts focusing on drug genetic testing, we will continue to practice research and application, keep close tabs on medication safety for everyone.

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