Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

NOTCH3 (CADASIL) SEQUENCING TEST

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
CADASL      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 81406         Geisinger Epic ID: 42011

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole Blood
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
8 mL EDTA whole blood; minimum 6 mL. Draw two (2) 6 mL EDTA pink-top tubes.
Special notes:
Important: Draw two (2) 6 mL EDTA pink top tubes. Higher blood volumes ensure adequate DNA quantity, which varies with WBC, specimen condition, and need for confirmatory testing.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 10 days. Refrigerated: 10 days. Frozen: Unacceptable.
Rejection criteria:
Frozen specimens unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
No mutation detected.
CPT code(s):
81406
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Complete CADASIL(Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy) evaluation.
Methodology:
Next Generation Sequencing
Synonyms:
Quest test code 1175
Cadasil evaluation

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Turnaround time 44 days    
Performed stat? No
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