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In observance of the holiday, GeneDx will be closed for business on Thursday, November 27, 2014, and will be unable to receive and process specimens. FedEx and UPS will also not operate. We will accept specimens on Friday, November 28, and  will resume our normal work schedule on Saturday, November 29, 2014.  If you have any questions or inquiries, please call us at 301-519-2100 or email us at

ADA Del/Dup



Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of the clinical diagnosis by testing the affected child
  • Confirmation of the clinical diagnosis by testing the parents of an affected child
  • Differential diagnosis from other types of SCID, for therapy decisions
  • Carrier testing in siblings or other relatives
  • Prenatal diagnosis in at-risk pregnancies
Lab Method:
Exon Array CGH


Test Code:
Turnaround Time:
3-4 weeks
Preferred Specimen:
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube


CPT Codes:
84311x1, 88271x10, 88291x1
New York Approved:
ABN Required:
Billing Information:
View Billing Policy
ICD Codes:
  • 279.2: Combined immunity deficiency
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  1. Hershfield MS, Mitchell BS, 1995, Immunodeficiency caused by adensosine deaminase deficiency and purine nucleoside phosphorylase deficiency In: Scriver CR et al (ed) The Metabolic and Molecular Bases of Inherited Disease, 7th edition. McGraw Hill, New York, p 1725-1768.
  2. Hirschhorn R, et al, 1992, Novel deletion and a new missense mutation (Glu217Lys) a the catalytic site in two adenosine deaminase alleles of a patient with neonatal onset adenosine-deaminase severe combined immunodeficiency. J Immunol 149, 3107.
  3. Berkvens, TM, et al, 1987, Severe combined immune deficiency due to a homozygous 3.2 kb deletion spanning the promoter and first exon of the adenosine deamninase gene. NAR 15:9365

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