Test Discontinuation Memorandum

Effective April 21, 2014, the Medical Genetics Laboratories at Baylor College of Medicine will discontinue the following tests:

  • Test Code 3105 – Complex IV (COX) Deficiency Panel – Nuclear Genes
  • Test Code 3335 – mtDNA Depletion Panel, Hepatocerebral Form
  • Test Code 3080 – Mitochondrial DNA Depletion Syndrome Panel
  • Test Code 3620 – Nuclear Encoded Complex I Deficiency Panel

The tests will be replaced by the following comprehensive Next Generation Sequencing based tests:

  • Test Code 2170 – Mitochondrial Respiratory Chain Complex IV Deficiency Panel by Massively Parallel Sequencing (BCM-MitomeNGSSM)
  • Test Code 2130 – mtDNA Depletion/Integrity Panel by Massively Parallel Sequencing (BCM-MitomeNGSSM)
  • Test Code 2155 – Mitochondrial Respiratory Chain Complex I Deficiency Panel by Massively Parallel Sequencing (BCM-MitomeNGSSM)
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