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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.
BEST1-Related Retinitis Pigmentosa tests available.

RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA 50 | RP50 | RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA CONCENTRIC INCLUDED | VMD2 GENE | TU15B

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Diagnostic Testing Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis Mutation Testing General Population Prenatal Diagnosis Presymptomatic Testing
Deletion/Duplication Analysis BEST1 Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 2923
Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis BEST1 Comprehensive - Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 2924
Sequence Analysis BEST1 Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 2920
BEST1 Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 2921

This test can only be performed if there is a previously identified familial mutation.
BEST1 Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 2922

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.


BEST1 Sequence Analysis
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis
Test Details
Test Code: 2920
Special Notes: If the mutation to be tested in this individual is one previously identified in an affected family member, please order test (#2921). Please see detailed requirements under this test code.
Technical Information
Methodology: Sequence analysis is performed in both forward and reverse directions
Gene Name: BEST1
Protein Name: Bestrophin-1  
Test Type: Sequence Analysis
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Inherited Eye Disorders
Specimen Type: Blood
Requirements: Draw blood in an EDTA (purple-top) tubes and send 3-5 cc (Adults/Children) and 3 cc (Infant<2yrs).
Shipping Conditions: Ship at room temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier. Do not heat or freeze.

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: 81406x1


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