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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.

FISH Analysis - Custom Familial FISH Studies
Test Information: Confirmation of clinical diagnosis-known familial copy number variant(s); Presymptomatic testing-known familial copy number variant(s).
Test Details
Test Code: 8405
Test Includes: This test is probe specific for the region containing the familial variant.

Special Notes: Test code 8405 is to be used when requesting FISH of a known familial copy number variant(s) for which the BG does not provide a separate specific test code. This should only be used when the BG has already identified the copy number variant in the proband/original patient by chromosome microarray analysis or whole exome sequencing. If this test is not offered in the proband's report or proband testing was not originally performed at this laboratory, please call to discuss prior to sending sample.
Technical Information
Methodology: Fluorescent in Situ Hybridization (FISH) Analysis
Gene Name: Multiple
Protein Name: Multiple
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Cytogenetics
Specimen Type: Blood
Requirements: Draw blood in a Sodium Heparin (green-top) tube(s) and send 3-5 cc (Adults/children) or 1-2 cc (infant< 2 years).
Shipping Conditions: Ship at room temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier. Specimen should arrive in the laboratory within 48 hrs of collection. Do not heat or freeze.

Turn Around Time: 28 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 88230x1,88271x1,88273x1,88291x1

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