Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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RAPID MICROARRAY (CGH AND SNP) (RESTRICTED TO GENETICS)

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2975         Geisinger Epic ID: 45786

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood (preferred) or buccal swabs. See "Special Notes."
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
DNA collection kit (4 swabs)
Specimen required:
3-5 mL of sodium heparin whole blood AND 3-5 mL of EDTA whole blood; minimum 1 mL EACH sodium heparin AND EDTA whole blood or DNA Collection kit.
Special notes:
Collect both sodium heparin AND EDTA tubes. If sending swabs, specimen MUST be collected in DNA Collection Kit provided by Allele Diagnostics. That is the only acceptable swab collection kit.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Do not centrifuge blood specimens. Send whole blood. Ship same day if possible. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
81229
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.
Methodology:
Array-based Comparative Genomic Hybridization (CGH)
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP)
Synonyms:
Allele Diagnostics, CGH, SNP
RMAA

Performing Locations

Allele Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency:    
Performed stat? No
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