Test Update Memorandum

Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories (BMGL) is pleased to announce the GeneAware version 2 (v2) Ashkenazi Jewish panels, which now include over 35 genes analyzed by full gene sequencing with copy number analysis on selected genes. Effective August 10, 2015, the following test codes for Ashkenazi Jewish carrier screening will no longer be available.

  • Test code 6942 – Ashkenazic Genetic Disease Screen (with Cystic Fibrosis)
  • Test code 6944 – Ashkenazic Genetic Disease Screen (without Cystic Fibrosis)

The following GeneAware v2 Ashkenazi Jewish panels will fully replace the tests above. Any new orders for test codes 6942 and 6944 will be changed to the GeneAware v2 Ashkenazi Jewish panels. Please see attached information sheet for more details on the GeneAware v2 panels.

  • Test code 60201 – GeneAware Ashkenazi Jewish v2 (Female)
  • Test code 60206 – GeneAware Ashkenazi Jewish v2 (Male)
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