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Houston, Texas

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Baylor Genetics Laboratories
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Custom Sequence Analysis
(Targeted Variant Analysis)
Test Information: Confirmation of Known Mutation(s)
Test Details
Test Code: 1566
Test Includes: Sequencing of the region(s) containing the targeted alteration(s)

Special Notes: Confirmation of TARGETED variant(s) testing:

This test can only be requested on a germline sample for patients with previous variant(s) detected by somatic testing (e.g. ClariFind, etc.).
Technical Information
Methodology: Sequencing analysis of the region(s) containing the targeted alteration(s) is performed in the forward and reverse directions using automated fluorescence dideoxy sequencing methods
Gene Name: Multiple
Protein Name: Multiple
Test Type: Sequence Analysis
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Tumor Analysis
Specimen Type: Blood
Requirements: Draw blood in an EDTA (purple-top) tube(s) and send 3-5 cc (Adults/Children) or 2-3 cc (Infants <2 yrs).
Shipping Conditions: Ship at room temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier. Do not heat or freeze.

Specimen Type: Fresh Tissue
Requirements: Transport 0.5-1 cm3 or more (10 mm for biopsy) tissue in a sterile, screw-top container filled with tissue culture transport medium. If tissue culture transport medium is not available, collect in plain RPMI, Hanks solution, or saline.
Shipping Conditions: Ship at ambient temperature (18-25C/64-77F) in an insulated container by overnight courier. Specimen should arrive in the laboratory within 48 hrs of collection. Do not heat or freeze.

Unacceptable Conditions: Frozen or preserved in formalin.

Turn Around Time: 3 weeks
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 81479x1


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