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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 zebras@genedx.com.

BLM Gene Sequencing

FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

TEST DETAILS

Genes:
BLM
Disorders:
Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis or positive cytogenetic testing for sister chromatid exchange (SCE)
  • Carrier testing in at-risk family members
  • Prenatal diagnosis for known mutations
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing

ORDERING

Test Code:
372
Turnaround Time:
6-8 weeks
Preferred Specimen:
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube

BILLING

CPT Codes:
81209x1, 81479x1
New York Approved:
No
ABN Required:
Yes
Billing Information:
View Oncology Billing Policy
ICD Codes:
  • 783.43: Short stature, Growth failure, Growth retardation, Lack of growth, Physical retardation
  • V84.09: Genetic susceptibility to other malignant neoplasm
  • 757.39: Other Accessory skin tags, congenital, Congenital scar, Epidermolysis bullosa, Keratoderma (congenital)
* For price inquiries please email zebras@genedx.com

REFERENCES

  1. Hickson, I et al., (2001) Biochem Soc Trans. 29:201-204.
  2. http://bioinf.uta.fi/BLMbase/
  3. Roa, B et al., (1999) Genet Test. 3(2): 219-221.
  4. German, J et al., (2007) Hum Mut. 28(8):743-753.
  5. Ellis, N et al., (1998) Am J Hum Genet. 63:1685-1693.
  6. Ellis, N et al., (1995) Cell. 83:655-666.
  7. Ellis, N et al., (1994) Am J Hum Genet. 55:453-460.

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