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Alpha-Globin Gene Analysis

CPT Code Information Current Value

81257-HBA1/HBA2 (alpha globin 1 and alpha globin 2) (eg, alpha thalassemia, Hb Bart hydrops fetalis syndrome, HbH disease), gene analysis, for common deletions or variant (eg, Southeast Asian, Thai, Filipino, Mediterranean, alpha3.7, alpha4.2, alpha20.5, and Constant Spring)


CPT Code Information Value Prior to 1/01/2013 7:01am

81257-HBA1/HBA2 (alpha globin 1 and alpha globin 2) (eg, alpha thalassemia, Hb Bart hydrops fetalis syndrome, HbH disease), gene analysis, for common deletions or variant (eg, Southeast Asian, Thai, Filipino, Mediterranean, alpha3.7, alpha4.2, alpha20.5, and Constant Spring)

 

Amniotic Fluid Culture for Genetic Testing

88235-Tissue culture for amniotic fluid (if appropriate)

88240-Cryopreservation (if appropriate)

 

Maternal Cell Contamination, B

83900 x 6-Amplification, target, multiplex, first 2 nucleic acid sequences (if appropriate)

83909 x 2-Separation and identification by high-resolution technique (if appropriate)

83912-Interpretation and report (if appropriate)

 

For nonparticipating payers:

Alpha-Globin Gene Analysis

83891-Isolation or extraction of highly purified nucleic acid

83894-Separation by gel electrophoresis

83900 x 2-Amplification, target, multiplex, first 2 nucleic acid sequences

83909-Separation and identification by high-resolution technique

83912-Interpretation and report

83914 x 15-Mutation identification by enzymatic ligation or primer extension, single segment, each segment

 

Amniotic Fluid Culture for Genetic Testing

88235-Tissue culture for amniotic fluid (if appropriate)

88240-Cryopreservation (if appropriate)

 

Maternal Cell Contamination, B

83900 x 6-Amplification, target, multiplex, first 2 nucleic acid sequences (if appropriate)

83909 x 2-Separation and identification by high-resolution technique (if appropriate)

83912-Interpretation and report (if appropriate)