Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

FRAGILE X

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
FRAXX      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: FRAXX         Geisinger Epic ID: 44131

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole Blood
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
4 mL green/green-top (sodium heparin) tube
Specimen required:
5 mL whole blood; minimum 3 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature (preferred) or refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 8 days. Refrigerated: 8 days. Frozen: Unacceptable.
Rejection criteria:
Frozen specimen unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Interpretive report.
Additional information:
Depending upon test results, additional tests may be performed. Reflexes to Southern Blot if result is not normal.
CPT code(s):
81243
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:
Fragile X, DNA.
Methodology:
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Synonyms:
Fragile X with reflex, Fra (X), Martin-Bell syndrome, FMR1, FRAX
Quest test code 16313

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Sunday morning    
Performed stat? No
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