Test Name: WHOLE EXOME SEQUENCING
EPIC Search Term: LABWES
Synonyms: WES, 1500, CONSTITUTIONAL
Preferred Container: 1 x 10 mL Purple EDTA Tube
Sample Type: Whole blood
Draw Volume: 10 mL
Minimum Volume: 5 mL
Collection Cut-Off Time: Samples must be received by TCH Pathology by 1400, Monday - Friday to ensure same day shipping.
Special Collection Instructions: Do NOT draw blood unless in possession of a completed test requisition.

Parent's blood needs to be collected along with the child's and sent together. Parental blood testing is performed at no charge.
Specimen Transport: Room Temperature
Required Information: WES Requisition (click here)
Required Forms: WHOLE EXOME SEQUENCING REQUISITION from BCM should be filled out completely relating to clinical patient information and consent for testing. CONSENT SECTION OF REQUISITION (pages 4-6) MUST BE SIGNED BEFORE SPECIMEN WILL BE FORWARDED TO THE BAYLOR LAB FOR TESTING.
Causes for Rejection: Incomplete paperwork
Expected Turn Around Time: 15 weeks
Methodology: Exome Capture and Next Generation Sequencing
Weblink to Additional Information: BCM Medical Genetics Laboratory test information
Test Performed By: Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratory, 713-798-6555
2450 Holcomb Blvd
Grand Boulevard Receiving Dock
Houston, TX 77021
Lab Section: Referred Testing