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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.

Oncology Chromosome Analysis - Solid Tumor
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis and Disease prognosis
Test Details
Test Code: 8050
Special Notes: Do not freeze. Do not place in formalin.
Technical Information
Methodology: Chromosome Analysis
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Tumor Analysis
Specimen Type: Fresh Tumor Tissue
Requirements: Transport 0.5-1 cm3 or more (10 mm for biopsy) tumor tissue in a sterile, screw-top container filled with tissue culture transport medium. If tissue culture transport medium is not available, collect in plain RPMI, Hanks solution, or saline.
Shipping Conditions: Ship at ambient temperature (18-25C/64-77F) in an insulated container by overnight courier. Specimen should arrive in the laboratory within 48 hrs of collection. Do not heat or freeze.

Unacceptable Conditions: Frozen or preserved in formalin.

Turn Around Time: 10 - 14 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 88239x1, 88264x1, 88280x3, 88291x1

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