Sample Receipts

  • Your sample is received by our laboratory. All samples and accompanying paperwork are checked over thoughly to ensure accuracy.

  • Test orders will be reviewed by our genetic counselor to ensure proper test selection

Sample Processing

  • Your sample is processed according to our laboratory guidelines.

Data Analysis

  • Our experienced technicians perform a thorough analysis of the raw data generated from your sample.
  • For diagnostic testing, sequencing variants are confirmed with Sanger sequencing.

Clinical Review

  • An in-depth review is performed for all qualifying variants including all relevant literature, databases, and prediction models.
  • Variants are then classified according to the 2015 ACMG guidelines and sorted into one of the following categories: Pathogenic, Likely Pathogenic, Variant of Uncertain Significance (VUS), Likely Benign or Benign.

Final Review

  • A comprehensive review is performed incorporating the available evidence, classification of variants, and patient clinical history.
  • Performed by our board-certified medical and molecular genetics directors.

Reporting

  • Results are generated into a report including comprehensive summaries for any Pathogenic, Likely Pathogenic, and Variants of Uncertain significane that were found. Any Likely Benign variants found are also noted on the report.
  • Summaries include all available data including publications, external and internal database information, conservation data, and other relevant information.

The American Medical Association (AMA) Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes published by HNL Lab Medicine are guidelines and are intended for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the exclusive responsibility of the billing entity. HNL Lab Medicine strongly recommends confirmation of CPT codes with third-party payors and/or the AMA. We assume no responsibility for billing errors due to reliance upon CPT codes provided by HNL Lab Medicine.

What's New

October 13, 2021

CTGT.net: A New Website Experience

We've refreshed our look and feel to better meet your needs. 

CTGT's new website is not only user-friendly but also provides more advanced test search capabilities, additional methodologies, and a clean design suited for multi-platform usage.

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September 28, 2021

9 New Tests for Genetic Carrier Screening Panels

CTGT is now offering 9 NEW tests for Genetic Carrier Screening. 
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September 25, 2021

New York State Clinical Laboratory Permit Approval

CTGT is proud to announce that its CLIA licensed and CAP-accredited Pennsylvania laboratory has earned a New York State Department of Health clinical laboratory permit to perform genetic testing for patients residing within the state of New York. 
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September 23, 2021

California Department of Public Health Clinical Laboratory License Approval

CTGT is proud to announce that its CLIA licensed and CAP-accredited Pennsylvania laboratory is now licensed by the California Department of Public Health to perform genetic testing for patients residing within the state of California. 
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September 20, 2021

Patient Insurance Billing, Prior Authorization, and Benefit Investigation

CTGT is dedicated to providing accessible, affordable, and high-quality lab services.
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