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S51293: Beta-Globin Complete [14974] Print View
Beta-Globin DNA Mutations      

PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA 10 (5) mL   Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Whole Blood ACD Sol B 10 (5) mL   Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  

1. To identify disease-causing mutations in individuals affected with beta-thalassemia. 2. To identify carriers in high-risk ethnic group or people with positive family history. 3. Prenatal diagnosis of beta-thalassemia
Setup Schedule
Monday-Thursday

Reported (Analytical Time)
19-21 days

CPT Code
81404+BG

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
Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction, DNA Sequencing. CPT Codes: 83898x4, 83904x4, 83912, 83891, 83909X4, 83892X2 Whole blood: Normal phlebotomy procedure. Specimen stability is crucial. Store and ship ambient immediately. Do not freeze.






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