Specimen Requirements for Molecular Genetics Tests
Billing and Insurance Preauthorization
Call 1-866-450-4198 for CPT codes, current pricing, insurance precertification or with any billing questions.
Label tube(s) with the patient name plus a second identifier (birthdate, laboratory ID, medical record number) that can be found on the requisition.
Label each specimen with patient name and second identifier, date all samples and enclose test requisition with sample(s). All information must be completed before sample can be processed. Place sample in Styrofoam mailer and ship at room temperature (unless otherwise noted below) by overnight Federal Express to arrive Monday through Friday. For Saturday delivery, contact the laboratory for instructions. In hot weather, a cool pack can be enclosed. Shipping costs are generally the responsibility of the sender.
Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics Laboratory
3333 Burnet Avenue NRB 1042
Cincinnati, OH 45229
Call 513-636-4474 with Federal Express tracking number once sample is sent.