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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.

Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factor (9p21 rs10757278)
Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) | Atherosclerotic Coronary Heart Disease
Test Information: Evaluation of asymptomatic individuals with a family history and/or other risk factors of coronary artery disease.

As part of the evaluation of any adult asymptomatic individual for coronary heart disease.
Test Details
Test Code: 6805
Test Includes: Direct DNA analysis is performed to test the major allele (A) and the minor allele (G) of rs10757278.

Special Notes: Limitations:
1. Cardiovascular disease risk factors other than rs10757278 are not tested by this assay.
2. The risk prediction only applies to Caucasian and Asian populations.
3. Rare genetic alterations at primer binding sites may result in diagnostic errors.
Technical Information
Methodology: Pyrosequencing
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Molecular Diagnostics
Specimen Type: Blood
Requirements: Draw blood in an EDTA (purple-top) tube(s) and send 6 cc (Adult)
Shipping Conditions: Ship at room temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier. Do not heat or freeze.

Turn Around Time: 14 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 81479x1

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