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11174: Alpha-Globin Common Mutation Analysis [NY] Print View
Alpha-Globin CommonMutat PCR     

PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA 5 (3) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Whole Blood ACD Sol B 5 (3) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
  Whole Blood Heparin 5 (3) mL   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
  Whole Blood ACD Sol A 5 (3) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
  Whole Bld Heparin Lithium   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
  WB EDTA Trace Metal   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  

Alpha Thalassemia is a common hereditary trait and disease among individuals of Asian heritage. Disease ranges in severity from mild abnormalities of erythrocytic indices to severe anemia. Genetic counseling may be advised for some patients.

Transport Temperature: Room temperature
Setup Schedule
Monday

Reported (Analytical Time)
7 days

CPT Code
81257

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
For non-New York patient testing, use test code 11175.






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