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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.

EPCAM Deletion Analysis
EPCAM-Related Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colon Cancer | EPCAM - Associated HNPCC | HNPCC8 | Colorectal Cancer Hereditary NonPolyposis Type 8 | Lynch Syndrome
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis, Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis - Known Familial Mutation(s), Presymptomatic Testing - Known Familial Mutation(s)
Test Details
Test Code: 6888
Technical Information
Methodology: Multiplex Ligation-dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA) analysis is performed to detect gross deletions in the 3' of the EPCAM (TACSTD1) gene
Gene Name: EPCAM (TACSTD1)
Protein Name: Epithelial cell adhesion molecule
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Hereditary Cancer
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 ambient temperature (18-25C/64-77F) 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: 81403x1

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