Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

KIF6 GENOTYPE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
KIF6      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: KIF6         Geisinger Epic ID: 34917

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
4 mL EDTA whole blood.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: Unspecified. Refrigerated: Unspecified. Frozen: Unspecified.
Rejection criteria:
Frozen specimens unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Interpretive report.
CPT code(s):
81479
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:
KIF6 genotyping.
Methodology:
DNA Sequencing
Clinical significance:
KIF6 genotyping identifies patients at risk for CHD events and helps guide treatment.

Performing Locations

Berkeley Heart Lab

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency:    
Performed stat? No
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