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In observance of the holidays, GeneDx will be closed for business on Thursday, December 25, 2014 and on Thursday, January 1, 2015. We will be unable to receive and process specimens. FedEx and UPS will also not be in operation. Except for the aforementioned dates, GeneDx will operate on our normal schedule (Monday-Saturday), including December 24th and December 31st.  If you have any questions or inquiries, please call us at 301-519-2100 or email us at zebras@genedx.com.

BEST1 Gene Sequencing

FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

TEST DETAILS

Genes:
BEST1
Disorders:
Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of clinical diagnosis
  • To differentiate different type of Bestrophinopathies and other types of macular degeneration
  • Pre-symptomatic testing
  • Prenatal diagnosis
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing

ORDERING

Test Code:
403
Turnaround Time:
6-8 weeks
Preferred Specimen:
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube

BILLING

CPT Codes:
81406x1
New York Approved:
No
ABN Required:
Yes
Billing Information:
View Billing Policy
ICD Codes:
  • 362.74: Pigmentary retinal dystrophy, Retinal dystrophy, albipunctate, Retinitis pigmentosa
  • 362.75: Other dystrophies
  • 743.56: Other retinal changes, congenital
  • 743.9: Unspecified anomaly of eye
  • 743.55: Congenital macular changes
* For price inquiries please email zebras@genedx.com

REFERENCES

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  2. Seddon et al., (2001) Ophthalmology 108:2060-2067
  3. White et al., (2000) Hum Mutat 15:301-308
  4. Yardley et al., (2004) Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 45:3683-3689
  5. Kramer et al., (2000) Eur J Hum Genet 8:286-292
  6. Kramer et al., (2003) Hum Mutat Mutation in Brief #660 Online
  7. Burgess et al., (2009) J Med Genet 46:620-625
  8. Davidson et al., (2009) Am J Hum Genet 85:581-592
  9. Burgess et al., (2008) Am J Hum Genet 82:19-31
  10. Boon et al., (2009) Progress in Retinal and Eye Research 28:187-205

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