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Baylor Genetics Laboratories
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The American Medical Association (AMA) Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes listed, are provided for informational purposes only. The codes reflect our interpretation of CPT/HCPCS coding requirements based upon AMA guidelines published annually. CPT/HCPCS codes are provided only as guidance to assist clients with billing. Baylor Genetics strongly recommends that clients confirm CPT/HCPCS codes with their Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) or other payer being billed, as requirements may differ. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Baylor Genetics assumes no responsibility for billing errors due to reliance on the CPT codes listed. Please direct any questions regarding CPT coding to the payer being billed.


Bardet-Biedl Syndrome Panel by Massively Parallel Sequencing (BCM-NGSSM)
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis, Carrier Testing
Test Details
Test Code: 20400
Test Includes: The following genes are included in this panel: ARL6,BBS1, BBS10, BBS12, BBS2, BBS4, BBS5, BBS7, BBS9, CCDC28B, CEP290, LZTFL1, MKKS, MKS1, TMEM67, TRIM32, TTC8, WDPCP

Technical Information
Methodology: Targeted Capture followed by Massively Parallel Sequencing
Gene Name: Please see "Test Includes" section.
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Molecular Diagnostics
Specimen Type: Blood
Requirements: Draw blood in an EDTA (purple-top) tube(s) and send 3-5 cc (Adults/Children).
Shipping Conditions: Ship at room temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier. Do not heat or freeze. Sample must arrive within 72 hrs.

Specimen Type: Purified DNA
Requirements: Send at least 5ug of purified DNA (minimal concentration of 50ng/uL; A260/A280 of ~1.7).
Shipping Conditions: Ship at room temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier. Do not heat or freeze.

Turn Around Time: 56 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 81404x1, 81406x2, 81407x1, 81408x1, 81479x1


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