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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 FISH Analysis - AML1/ETO(RUNX1/RUNX1T1): t(8;21) [AML]
Acute Myeloid Leukemia | Acute Myeloid Leukemia - ETO/AML Gene Rearrangements | ETO/AML Gene Rearrangements | ETO/AML1: t(8;21) [AML]
Test Information: Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis
Test Details
Test Code: 8725
Special Notes: For additional information on our FISH probes and the frequency and prognostic significance of specific chromosomal abnormalities, please visit the Cancer Fish Probes List.
Technical Information
Methodology: Fluorescent in Situ Hybridization (FISH) Analysis
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Tumor Analysis
Specimen Type: Bone Marrow
Requirements: Draw bone marrow in a Sodium Heparin (green-top) tube(s) and send 3-5 cc (Adults/Children) or 2 cc (Infant< 2 years).
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.

Specimen Type: Leukemic Blood
Requirements: Draw leukemic blood in a Sodium Heparin (green-top) tube(s) and send 3-5 cc (Adults/Children) or 2 cc (Infant<2yrs). (White count > 15,000 with approximately 10% blasts).
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.

Turn Around Time: 3 - 5 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 88237x1, 88271x2, 88275x1, 88291x1


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