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93940: CHEK2 Sequencing and Deletion/Duplication Print View
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PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA 5 (2) mL   Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Whole Blood ACD Sol A 5 (2) mL   Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  
  Whole Blood ACD Sol B 5 (2) mL   Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)  

Mutations in CHEK2 have been associated with cancers at many sites, including cancer of the breast and colon. This test detects pathogenic variants in the CHEK2 gene.

Specimen stability is crucial. Store and ship room temperature
immediately. Do not freeze. Send report of results for
family member with known mutation.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
12 days

CPT Code
81479

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
Physician Attestation of Informed Consent This germline genetic test requires physician attestation that patient consent has been received if ordering medical facility is located in AK, AZ, DE, FL, GA, MA, MN, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OR, SD or VT or test is performed in MA. Transport Temperature: Room temperature Methodology: Massively Parallel Sequencing Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis; clotted Report Available: 12 days from completed pre-authorization If Result is positive, cascading reflex to Path Variant, Variant 1, and VUS will be reported as applicable.






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