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16141: Familial Mediterranean Fever Mutation Analysis (16141) Print View
Famil.Mediterranean Fever      

PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA 5 (3) mL   Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Whole Blood Heparin 5 (3) mL   Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)  
  Whole Blood ACD Sol B 5 (3) mL   Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  
  Whole Blood ACD Sol A 5 (3) mL   Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  
  Amniotic Fluid   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  CVS Biop 10-20mg in cult   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  WB EDTA Trace Metal   Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  
  Amniotic Fl Cultured T25   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(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.

5 mL (3.0 mL) whole blood collected in EDTA (lavender-top) tube
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Whole blood collected in ACD solution A (yellow-top), ACD solution
B (yellow-top), sodium heparin (green-top), lithium heparin
(green-top) or EDTA (royal blue-top) tube


Cultured cells from Amniotic fluid in T-25 Flask [x2], Cultured cells
from CVS in T-25 Flask [x2], 20 mL (10 mL) Amniotic fluid in
leak-proof 15 mL conical tube.


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 culture: Sterile T25 flask, 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.


Transport Temperature: Room Temperature


Rejection Criteria: Thawed Amniotic fluid, Whole blood received
frozen.
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
For New York patient testing, use test code 16142. CPT CODES: 81402+FM * The 2012 AMA CPT codebook contains Tier 1 and Tier 2 Molecular Pathology Procedures as well as Molecular Pathology Procedures to be coded by procedure rather than analyte. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. METHODOLOGY: Polymerase Chain Reaction, Single nucleotide primer extension.






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