Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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FISH, PRADER WILLI

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2892         Geisinger Epic ID: 29477

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
5 mL sodium heparin whole blood; minimum 2 mL. Infants 2-3 mL whole blood.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Rejection criteria:
Frozen specimens unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Interpretation guide:
Interpretive report.
CPT code(s):
88271, 88273
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:
FISH, Prader Willi.
Methodology:
Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)
Synonyms:
FPWIL, Prader/Willi,Angelman Syndrome
Quest test code 14605
Clinical significance:
This test is used to detect microdeletions of chromosome 15q11-q13, associated with Prader Willi syndrome using FISH (Fluorescence in situ hybridization).

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Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Mondays    
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