Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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KNOWN MTDNA VARIANT(S) BY NGS, GENEDX

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB4154         Geisinger Epic ID: 168640

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
EDTA whole blood (preferred) OR two (2) buccal swabs
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
Buccal swab kit
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
2-5 mL whole blood OR two (2) buccal swabs

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Refrigerated: 7 days.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
81402 x 2
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:
Next Generation Sequencing
Synonyms:
GeneDx code 453
Clinical significance:
Carrier testing for a specific mutation previously identified in a family Clinical laboratory confirmation of one or more mutations identified in a research laboratory

Performing Locations

GeneDx

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Turnaround time: 4 weeks    
Performed STAT? No
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