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Houston, Texas

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Baylor Genetics Laboratories
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Custom Family Sequence Analysis
(Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis)
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis - Known Mutation(s), Presymptomatic Testing - Known Mutation(s)
Test Details
Test Code: 1580
Test Includes: Sequencing of the region(s) containing the familial alteration(s)

Special Notes: Test codes 1580-1589 are to be used when requesting sequencing of a known familial variant(s) for which the BMGL does not provide a separate specific test code. These should only be used when the BMGL has already identified the sequence change in the proband/original patient. If proband testing was performed at another lab, call to discuss prior to sending sample. Please select one test code per each gene requesting targeted testing (EX: first gene is test code 1580, second gene is test code 1581, etc.).
Technical Information
Methodology: Sequencing analysis of the region(s) containing the targeted alteration(s) is performed in the forward and reverse directions
Gene Name: Multiple
Protein Name: Multiple
Test Type: Sequence Analysis
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Custom Family Sequencing
Specimen Type: Blood
Requirements: Draw blood in an EDTA (purple-top) tube(s) and send 3-5 cc (Adults/Children) and 3 cc (Infant<2yrs (adults).
Shipping Conditions:

Specimen Type: Saliva
Requirements: Collected with Oragene DNA Self-Collection Kit (provided by MGL with instruction).
Shipping Conditions: Ship at room temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier. Do not heat or freeze.

Turn Around Time: 28 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 81479x1


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