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Houston, Texas

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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.

CFTR - 5T Variant Analysis
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis, Carrier Risk Assessment
Test Details
Test Code: 6017
Special Notes: CFTR mutation analysis should be done prior to or in conjunction with the 5T/TG Variant analysis.
The 5T/TG Haplotype analysis will be performed as a reflex test for 5T positive individuals using PCR and fragment analysis by capillary electrophoresis to detect a TG tract in cis configuration with 5T.

Technical Information
Methodology: Sanger sequence analysis is performed in both forward and reverse directions.
Gene Name: CFTR
Protein Name: Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator
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.

Turn Around Time: 21 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 81224x1

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