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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.
MCAD Deficiency (ACADM) tests available.

Medium-Chain Acyl-Coenzyme A Dehydrogenase Deficiency | MCAD Deficiency | Medium Chain Acyl-Coenzyme A Dehydrogenase Deficiency

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Diagnostic Testing Familial Mutation/Variant Analysis Mutation Testing General Population Prenatal Diagnosis Presymptomatic Testing
Deletion/Duplication Analysis ACADM Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 2348
Mutation Analysis MCAD Common Mutation Analysis
Test Code: 3117
Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis ACADM Comprehensive - Sequence & Deletion/Duplication Analysis
Test Code: 3119
Sequence Analysis ACADM Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 3115
ACADM Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 3116

This test can only be performed if there is a previously identified familial mutation.
ACADM Prenatal Sequence Analysis (GeneAware)
Test Code: 60107

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.
ACADM Prenatal Sequence Analysis
Test Code: 3118

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.


ACADM Sequence Analysis
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis, Carrier Risk Assessment - Positive Family History (no familial mutation known)
Test Details
Test Code: 3115
Test Includes: Sequence analysis identifies the common mutation K304E and other sequence mutations in the ACADM gene.

Special Notes: Sequence analysis identifies K304E and other sequence mutations. If the mutation to be tested in this individual is one previously identified in an affected family member, please order test (#3116). Please see detailed requirements under this test code.
Technical Information
Methodology: Sequence analysis is performed in both forward and reverse directions
Gene Name: ACADM
Protein Name: Medium-chain specific acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, mitochondrial
Test Type: Sequence Analysis
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) 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: 81479x1


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