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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.
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Diagnostic Testing Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis Mutation Testing General Population Prenatal Diagnosis Presymptomatic Testing
Deletion/Duplication Analysis ACAT1 Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 2268
Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis ACAT1 Comprehensive - Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 2269
Sequence Analysis ACAT1 Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 2265
ACAT1 Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 2266

This test can only be performed if there is a previously identified familial mutation.
ACAT1 Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 2267

We require that the referring center consult with our laboratory genetic counselors regarding prenatal cases prior to submitting any samples. Please call 1-800-411-4363.


ACAT1 Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis, Carrier Testing
Test Details
Test Code: 2268
Technical Information
Methodology: Deletion/duplication analysis performed using a custom designed gene centric microarray.
Gene Name: ACAT1
Protein Name: Acetyl-CoA acetyltransferase, mitochondrial precursor  
Test Type: Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Mitochondrial
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.

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


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