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16141: Familial Mediterranean Fever Mutation Analysis Print View
Familial Med Fever Mut      

PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA 5 (3) mL   Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Amniotic Fl Cultured T25   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  Whole Blood ACD Sol A 5 (3) mL   Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  
  Whole Blood ACD Sol B 5 (3) mL   Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)  
  WB EDTA Trace Metal   Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)  
  Whole Bld Heparin Lithium   Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)  
  CVS Cultured cells T25   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  Amniotic Fluid   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  Whole Blood Heparin 5 (3) mL   Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)  

1. To identify disease-causing mutations in individuals affected with Familial Mediterranean Fever. 2. To identify carriers in high risk ethnic groups or people with a positive family history. 3. Prenatal diagnosis of Familial Mediterranean Fever.

Whole blood: Normal phlebotomy procedure. Specimen stability is
crucial. Store and ship room temperature immediately. Do not freeze.
For prenatal diagnosis parental results must be available. Contact the
laboratory genetic counselor before submission.
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Amniotic fluid: Normal collection procedure. Specimen stability is
crucial. Store and ship room temperature immediately. Do not
refrigerate or freeze.

Amniocyte or CVS culture: Two-Sterile T25 flasks, filled with culture
medium. Specimen stability is crucial. Store and ship room
temperature. Do not refrigerate or freeze.
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Dissected chorionic villi (CVS) biopsy: 10-20 mg dissected CVS
collected in a sterile tube filled with sterile culture medium.
Specimen stability is crucial. Store and ship room temperature
immediately. Do not refrigerate or freeze.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday

Reported (Analytical Time)
7 days

CPT Code
81402

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
**This test is for non-New York patient testing. For New York patient testing, use test code 16142.**

Specimen Requirements
Preferred: 5 mL (3 mL minimum) whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender or royal blue-top), ACD (yellow-top), sodium or lithium heparin (green-top) tube

Acceptable: Cultured cells collected from amniotic fluid or CVS in two T-25 Flasks or 20 mL (10 mL minimum) amniotic fluid in leak-proof 15 mL conical tubes or 10-20 mg dissected CVS

Transport Temperature: Room temperature
Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction, Single Nucleotide Primer Extension






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