MTHFR- stands for Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (the enzyme is in a mutated form when talking about it in these specific cases).
Not that you`ll ever really need to remember that.
Testing For MTHFR
Also known as: MTHFR DNA testing
Formal name: Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase Mutations, C677T and A1298C
Related tests: Homocysteine, Factor V Leiden Mutation and PT 20210 Mutation, Vitamin B12 & Folate, Cardiac Risk Assessment, Methotrexate
Most serious mutation to less serious
C677T/C677T - Homozygous. Genetic counseling is recommended.
A1298C/A1298C - Homozygous. Genetic counseling is recommended.
C677T/A1298C- Compound heterozygous
Immunocompromised individuals are at increased risk for adverse effects.