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S52528: MCAD Mutation Analysis [11176X] Print View
MCAD Mutation Analysis      

PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA 5 (3) mL   Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  WB ACD anticoagulant   Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)  
  Amniotic Fluid   Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Day(s)  

MCAD is an autosomal recessive disorder of mitochondrial fatty acid oxidation. It is one of the most common inborn errors of metabolism, occuring in about 1 in 5000 live births. It has been suggested taht some infants that have died of sudden infant deth syndrome (SIDS) may have had MCAD deficiency.

Whole blood: Normal phlebotomy procedure. Specimen stability
crucial. Store and ship ambient immediately. Do not freeze.
Setup Schedule
Wednesday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
7 days

CPT Code
81400

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, Single Nucleotide Primer Extension CPT CODES: 83891,83898,83909,83912,83914,83892X3






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