Thank you for your continued trust in Baylor Genetics as your genetic testing partner.
As we continually upgrade and refine our test menu and services, we want you to be the first to know of changes that may affect your testing with us.
Beginning March 6, 2017, we will be transitioning our single gene molecular cancer testing to ARUP Laboratories. The purpose of this transition is to improve efficiencies, which will allow Baylor Genetics to focus on multi-gene approaches to tumor profiling and precision medicine focused on targeted therapeutics.
For the majority of our existing clients, there will be no significant effect on the tests and services they are receiving. This change will not affect normal business operations with Baylor Genetics – continue to send your samples directly to us. Please note that all single gene cancer tests that are sent through us will be billed directly to your organization as an institutional bill.
The tests that will be sent to ARUP Laboratories are listed on the second page of this memo. Also on the second page, we are notifying you of a few test discontinuations. We recommend you visit our website on or after the effective date on this memo, to review changes in test methodologies and appropriate specimen types for each test.
Test Code 9202 – Comprehensive B-Cell Clonality Analysis IGH@ and IGK@ Rearrangement by PCR
Test Code 9217 – Comprehensive T-Cell Clonality Analysis: TRB@ and TRG@ Rearrangement by PCR
Test Code 9070 – BCR/ABL1 – Qualitative Analysis
Test Code 9065 – BCR/ABL1 – Quantitative Analysis
Test Code 9305 – BCR-ABL1 Tyrosine Kinase Domain Sequence Analysis
Test Code 9003 – BRAF V600 Mutation Analysis – Tumor
Test Code 9016 – CALR Mutation Analysis for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
Test Code 9086 – CEBPA Mutation Analysis – Tumor
Test Code 9060 – IGVH Mutation Analysis
Test Code 9010- JAK2 V617F Mutation Analysis
Test Code 9015 – JAK2 Exon 12 Mutation Analysis
Test Code 9105 – KIT Exon 8 & 17 Mutation Analysis
Test Code 9121 – KIT Exon 8, 9, 11, 13, 17 Mutation Analysis – Tumor
Test Code 9128 – KRAS Codon 12, 13, and 61 Mutation Analysis
Test Code 9020 – MPL Exon 10 Mutation Analysis
Test Code 9005 – NPM1 Exon 11 Mutation Analysis
Test Code 9080 – PML/RARA Qualitative Analysis
Test Code 9055 – TP53 Mutation Analysis – Tumor
Test Code 9030 – EGFR Mutation Analysis – Tumor
Test Code 9035 – PIK3CA Mutation Analysis – Tumor