Nuclear Panel by Massively Parallel Sequencing


Sunquest Code:NUCLPN  
Epic Code:LAB6913Epic Name:Nuclear Panel Mass Parallel Sequencing
Methodology:Targeted Capture followed by massively parallel sequencing
CPT Code:81440
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur before 1300; results are reported within 28 days.
Special Instructions:Testing is also available on cultured skin fibroblasts, purified DNA and skeletal muscle. Contact Baylor Genetics at 1-800-411-GENE for collection and shipping instructions. A signed informed consent in the patient's medical record is required; the consent should not be sent to the laboratory. The link to the Genetic Testing Consent Form is provided as a convenience for the providers and genetic counselors. See Associated Links.
Associated Links:

Genetic Testing Consent Form



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL
Causes for Rejection:Specimens greater than 72 hours old when received by the testing laboratory.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight at room temperature to arrive within 48 hours of collection. Protect from temperature extremes.
Stability:72 hours at room temperature. Protect from temperature extremes.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Baylor Genetics)
Referral Lab number:2086


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