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In observance of Labor Day, GeneDx will be closed and will not accept specimens on Monday, September 7, 2015.  We will resume our normal schedule on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.  If you have any questions or inquiries, please call us at 301-519-2100 or email us at zebras@genedx.com.

AIRE Gene Sequencing

FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

TEST DETAILS

Genes:
AIRE
Disorders:
Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • Selection of appropriate treatment
  • Identification of at-risk family members
  • Prenatal diagnosis
  • Carrier testing in siblings or other relatives
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing

ORDERING

Test Code:
1393
Turnaround Time:
5-6 weeks
Preferred Specimen:
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube

BILLING

CPT Codes:
81406x1
New York Approved:
No
ABN Required:
Yes
Billing Information:
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ICD Codes:
  • 112: Candidiasis Includes: infection by Candida species moniliasis
  • 255.4: Corticoadrenal insufficiency
  • 252.1: Hypoparathyroidism Parathyroiditis (autoimmune), Tetany: parathyroid parathyroprival
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REFERENCES

  1. Podkrajsek KT et al., 2008, Detection of complete autoimmune regulator gene deletion and two additional novel mutations [in atypical] autoimmune polyglandular syndrome type 1; Eur J Endocrinol 159: 633
  2. Heino M. et al., 2001, APECED Mutations in the Autoimmune Regulator (AIRE) Gene; Human Mutation 18:205-211
  3. Cetani F et al, 2001, A novel mutation of the [AIRE] gene… acting in a dominant fashion and strongly cosegregating with hypothyroid autoimmune thyroiditis: Journal of Clin Endocr Metab 86:4747

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