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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.


Tay-Sachs Disease Carrier Testing (WBC)
Test Information: This test provides enzymatic analysis of Hexosaminidase A and B for the screening of Tay Sachs carriers.
Test Details
Test Code: 4620
Technical Information
Methodology: Fluorimetric
Gene Name: HEXA, HEXB
Protein Name: Beta-hexosaminidase subunit alpha, Beta-hexosaminidase subunit beta
Test Type: Enzyme Analysis
References Values or Ranges: See report for details.
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Biochemical
Specimen Type: White Blood Cells (WBC)
Requirements: Draw blood in an ACD (yellow-top) tube(s) and send 7-10 cc (Adults/Children) and 3-5 cc (Infant<2yrs).
Shipping Conditions: Ship at room temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier to arrive within 36 hours of collection. Do not heat or freeze.

Turn Around Time: 7 - 10 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 83080 x 2


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