Charcot-Marie-Tooth Neuropathy

Test Code
CHA

Alias/See Also
FISH ANALYSIS=CMT

CPT Codes
88230, 88271, 88273

Preferred Specimen
WHOLE BLOOD

Instructions
TEST APPROVED WILD CODE TO QUEST THEN TO BAYLOR GENETICS

Transport Container
DARK GREEN

Transport Temperature
ROOM TEMP

Methodology
FISH

Setup Schedule
Set Up:
Report Available:

Reference Range
CHAROT-MARIE-TOOTH MEUROPATHY


Clinical Significance
Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease (CMT), also known as Charcot–Marie–Tooth neuropathy, hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy (HMSN) and peroneal muscular atrophy (PMA) — is a genetically and clinically heterogeneous group of inherited disorders of the peripheral nervous system characterised by progressive loss of muscle tissue and touch sensation across various parts of the body.

Performing Laboratory
QUEST/BAYLOR GENETICS LABORATORY



The CPT Codes provided in this document 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 payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.